International Friendly: Russia beats Belarus 4-2
Russia defeated Belarus by a score of 4-2 (halftime: 1-0), in a friendly
match on Sunday night at the Khimki Arena.
Russia dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Kokorin in
the 20th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Russians further widened
their lead in the second period by scoring three times (Golovin '77, Miranchuk
'83 and Kerzhakov '90).
athlet.org, Jun. 7,
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Russia 4-2 Belarus
June 7, 2015
Referee: Ivan Kruzliak (Slovakia).
Russia: Igor Akinfeev, Igor Smolnikov, Sergei Ignashevich, Nikita Chernov
(Yevgeni Makeyev, 79), Dmitri Kombarov, Oleg Shatov, Denis Glushakov (Magomed
Ozdoyev, 75), Roman Shirokov (c) (Aleksandr Golovin, 62), Alan Dzagoev
(Oleg Ivanov, 46), Yuri Zhirkov (Aleksey Miranchuk, 71), Aleksandr Kokorin
(Aleksandr Kerzhakov, 61).
Coach: Fabio Capello (Italy).
Belarus: Sergei Chernik (Aleksandr Gutor, 46), Igor Shitov, Alexander
Martynovich (c), Egor Filipenko (Denis Palyakov, 67), Pavel Nekhajchik,
Alexander Hleb, Stanislav Dragun, Sergei Kislyak (Igor Stasevich, 71),
Sergey Krivets (Maksim Volodko, 46), Anton Putilo, Sergei Kornilenko (Denis
Coach: Aleksandr Khatskevich.
Goals: Kokorin (20), Kislyak (51, 66), Golovin (77), Miranchuk (83), Kerzhakov
Yellow cards: Shitov (40), Smolnikov (50), Putilo (90).