Miranchuk and Pinyaev’s goals brought the Russian team a win against Iraq in the friendly match.
st. Petersburg, March 26 – RIA Novosti. The Russian national team defeated the Iraqi team in a friendly match.
Sunday St. The match, which took place at the “Gazprom Arena” stadium in St. Petersburg, ended with a score of 2-0. Anton Miranchuk (50th minute) and Sergey Pinyaev (58th) featured in the Russian national team.
In the fourth minute, which made up the second half, Daler Kuzyaev was shown a red card. For him, this suspension was his first appearance for the national team, where he played 46 matches.
2 : 0
Pinyaev became the youngest scorer in the history of the Russian national team. Lokomotiv Moscow’s midfielder broke the record of Dmitry Sychev, who scored a goal at the age of 18 years, 6 months and 23 days in the friendly match played against Yugoslavia on May 19, when he was 18 years, 4 months and 24 days old. 2002.
Valery Karpin’s team won their first win since September 24, 2022, breaking a three-draw streak.
The debut in the Russian national team was held by the defender of Moscow “Spartak” Daniil Denisov. Goalkeeper Sergei Pesyakov, who played for Rostov, played a full match for the national team for the first time.
In February 2022, the International Football Federation (FIFA) and the Association of European Football Associations (UEFA) issued a joint statement that Russian teams and clubs were indefinitely suspended from international competitions due to events in Ukraine.
At the end of December, the executive committee of the Russian Football Union raised the possibility of the organization’s transition to the Asian Football Confederation. At the same time, it was decided, together with UEFA, to form a working group whose purpose was to develop a roadmap for the rapid return of Russian teams to international tournaments. On January 24, a working meeting was held between the RFU and UEFA on the relevant issue, the parties agreed to continue contacts.
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