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Russia - Cyprus - 1:0 (1:0)
1 June 2019
Nizhniy Novgorod. Stadion Nizhny Novgorod
Referee: M. Di Bello (Italy)
Goal: A. Ionov (38)
Russia: Guilherme, F. Kudryashov, A. Semenov, M. Fernandes, G. Dzhikiya,
M. Ozdoev, R. Zobnin (D. Barinov, 78), A. Golovin, A. Ionov (I. Akhmetov,
90+2), Anton Miranchuk (Aleksey Miranchuk, 64), A. Dzyuba (c)
Coach: S. Cherchesov
Cyprus: U. Pardo, K. Laifis, N. Ioannou, I. Kousoulos, I. Kosti, A. Avraam
(c) (I. Pittas, 71), R. Margaca, K. Artymatas, A. Georgiou (G. Efrem,
46), P. Soteriou, A. Makris (M. Spoljaric, 81)
Coach: F. Varrella (Italy)
Yellow cards: A. Makris (20), A. Golovin (45+2), R. Margaca (63), F. Kudryashov
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Russia defeats Cyprus 1:0 in UEFA European 2020 qualifiers
Alexey Ionov delivered the only goal in the game during the 38th minute
The Russian national football team has defeated Cyprus 1:0 in a home qualifying
match for UEFA European Championship 2020. The match was held in Nizhny
Novgorod, with over 42,000 spectators.
The only goal in the match was delivered by Alexey Ionov (38th minute).
This is Ionov's first goal for the Russian national team in official matches.
Russia is currently in the second place in the Group I standings with
nine points. Cyprus is in the fifth place with three points. Belgium is
in the first place with nine points.
Russia will play the next match against Scotland on September 6.
June 12, 2019