Russia cruise to win over
Second half goals gave Russia a 2-0 victory and the top spot
in group H.
- Images from the match
The Russian squad is high on talent. Several overseas players
moved to local clubs on the eve of the qualifiers to get selected
for the national side. Their game is characterised by the long ball. Most of the action takes place in the wings.
Russia should manage a second round berth. Opposition comes in the
form of Belgium, Tunisia and Japan.
Ruslan Nigmatullin, Alexander
Filimonov, Stanislav Cherchesov.
Viktor Onopko, Igor Chugainov, Andrei Solomatin, Vyacheslav Dayev, Dmitry Sennikov, Yury
Nikiforov, Yury Kovtun
Valery Karpin, Alexander Mostovoi, Marat Izmailov, Yegor Titov, Dmitry Khohlov, Sergei Semak, Igor Semshov, Dmitry Alenichev, Alexei Smertin
Vladimir Beschastnykh, Dmitry Sychov, Ruslan Pimenov, Alexander Kerzhakov.
W 0-1 Switzerland
W 3-0 Luxembourg (h)
D 1-1 Slovenia
W 1-0 Faroe Islands
W 0-1 Yugoslavia
D 1-1 Yugoslavia
W 1-2 Luxembourg (a)
L 2-1 Slovenia
W 0-3 Faroe Islands
W 3-0 Switzerland
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