Russia's new generation ready to step up
Looking at Russia's squad for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017,
many football fans may not recognise some of the new faces, as there
have been significant changes since UEFA EURO 2016.
Russia 1 Chile 1: Vasin denies visitors despite Sanchez impact
Viktor Vasin's header gave Russia a 1-1 home draw against Chile
despite Alexis Sanchez making an impressive impact from the bench
for the visitors. Arturo Vidal had a header controversially disallowed
in the first half in Moscow, but Sanchez came on early in the second
and made an instant impact, setting up Mauricio Isla to score with
a superb pass.
Russia beats Hungary 3-0 in friendly game
Russia's national football team beat Hungary 3-0 in a friendly match
on Monday night in what has become its first thumping win at helm
of ex-Soviet goalkeeper Stanislav Cherchesov.
Glushakov: I want this fantastic season to get even better
The season just gone will long be remembered by Spartak Moscow fans
as they watched their beloved club win the Russian Premier League
after a 16-year wait. There were many factors behind the long-overdue
triumph - not least the inspirational performances of Red-Whites
captain Denis Glushakov.
Russian, German football teams likely to meet for friendly match
A memorandum on cooperation signed earlier in the day between the
Russian Football Union and the German Football Association stipulates
among other issues a friendly match between the two national teams,
RFU President Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday.
Confederations Cup Park brings party atmosphere to Moscow
There is not long to go until the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017,
and the party atmosphere of a major football tournament was already
in evidence in Moscow over the weekend.