Russia Vs Belarus– International Friendly 2015 – Match Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, June 8th, 2015 | 0

Between Russia Vs Belarus, first match after 12 years and 2002. It will be their 3rd head 2 head. The matches will be held up on Sunday, 07th June, 2015 and the venue are scheduled at Arena Khimki (Khimki). Matches kick off time were fixed on 20:55 BST, 13:55 GMT and 15:25 (Russia) at the match day.

Russia Vs Belarus

Matches Information’s:

Match: Russia Vs Belarus

Match Day: Sunday, 07th June, 2015

Start off: 20:55 BST, 13:55 GMT and 15:25 (Russia)

Match Schedule: International Friendly 2015

Match Venue: Arena Khimki (Khimki)

Live Coverage TV Network of Russia Vs Belarus Match:

Canal de las Estrellas

Foxtel Play


SuperSport Select 2

beIN Sports 1 HD

Univision USA

Univision Deportes USA

Ssports Live Streaming

Sky Mexico

Possible Starting Line Ups:

Russia’s Squad against Belarus:

Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergei Ignashevich, Vasiliy Berezutskiy, Dmitriy Kombarov, Igor Smolnikov, Elmir Nabiullin, Roman Shirokov (Captain), Yuriy Zhirkov, Alan Dzagoev, Aleksandr Samedov, Oleg Shatov, Magomed Ozdoev, Aleksandr Kerzhakov, Aleksandr Kokorin, Artem Dzyuba.

Belarus Squad against Russia:

Yuri Zhevnov, Alyaksandr Martynovich(Captain), Igor Shitov, Maksim Bardachow, Egor Filipenko, Syarhey Palitsevich, Timofei Kalachev, Alexander Hleb, Anton Putsila, Sergey Krivets, Sergei Kornilenko, Mikalay Yanush, Alyaksandr Makas.

Match Points and Preview:

  • At 1996 the 3rd place holder at FIFA ranking, Russia is today at 27th place as per the current FIFA published ranking. Their lowest was at 40th on 1998.
  • So fat have 4 each World cup and Euro Championship appearances. Their 4 world cup are count as per, they will be the host team of 2018 football world cup. All 3 past world cup appearances they have finished the tournament from group stage. In the Euro their best to play at Semi-finals on 2008.
  • Biggest defeats was 7-1 goals vs. Portugal and biggest wins in their football history vs. San Marino 0-7 goals.
  • Most Caps for Russia is for Viktor Onopko (109 caps) and most goals for Aleksandr Kerzhakov (29 goals in 88 caps)
  • This will be the second Friendly international for Belarus this year. So far they are unbeaten.
  • As per the recent published ranking Belarusin 86th position on the list.
  • Their lowest was 142 at 1994 and highest was 36 on 2011.

Match Head to Head:

Have so far played 3 head to head matches among Russia and Belarus. First match was played at 1999 and last was at 2002. This will be their first match after 13 years. In their last 3 matches 1 was won by Russia and another 2 was drawn. Belarus have no success so far. 4 goals for Russia and 2 for Belarus.

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