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Russian football team scored a victory over Andorra

November 22 2007

Russian football team vymuchila guest victory over Andorra 1:0. However, thanks to a sensational victory of Croatia over England at Wembley with a score of 3:2 Guus Hiddink's wards came to the European Championship 2008 in Austria and Switzerland.

Russia squad: Gabulov, V. Berezutsky (Torbinsky), A. Berezutsky Kolodin, Anyukov, Zhirkov, Zyryanov, Bilyaletdinov, Arshavin, Kerzhakov, Sychev.

The match turned out not too spectacular. Russians have an overwhelming territorial advantage, but scoring chances were few. The only goal at the 38 th minute with a feed Dmitry Torbinsky head Dmitry Sychev scored. On the 45 th minute for the demolition of Alexander Kerzhakov was a penalty, but goalkeeper Andorrans repelled attack Denis Kolodin.

In the second half, the Russians have turned out even less. Toward the close of the meeting from scratch has been removed captain Andrei Arshavin. Had to endure a few unpleasant moments, but all ended well. As a result of the match in London was already known, the players immediately began to shake Guus Hiddink.

To make way for Euro 2008, the Russians have to hope that the already made their way to Switzerland and Austria, the Croats beat visiting Englishmen. At that very few people believed, but from the first minutes of beginning to happen unimaginable. At the 9 th minute as a result of blunder keeper goal kick Niko Kranchara reached, and the 14 th British unsuccessfully executed offside, and a former player of CSKA Ivica Olic doubled the score.

British before the game had lost two leading strikers - Michael Owen and Wayne Rooney, as well as three defenders - Ashley Cole, John Terry and Rio Ferdinand. After a break on the field there was David Beckham, who revived the game. On the 56 th minute of the gate Croats appointed a controversial penalty, which clearly played Lampard. And on the 65 th Beckham gave a perfect pass to Peter Crouch, who equalized.

This result gave the British, but on the 76 th minute Mladen Petric struck long-range precision strike. Naval hosts the gate keeper of "Spartacus" Stipe Pletikosa to nothing brought, and, thus, the Croats defeated the Russian team and helped to break for Euro 2008. And England's sensational first time since 1984, has remained behind the European Championships, reports Pravda.Ru .

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