Goals by Ignatyev and Suleymanov Brought Victory to the Junior Team in a Scrimmage against Sweden

Russia Under-21 played its first friendly game at the training camp in Spain

The Russia national under-21 football team played their first scrimmage against players of the same age from Sweden at the training camp in Marbella, Spain on 23 March.

The matched ended with a 2-0 win of the players led by Mikhail Galaktionov. It should be noted that both goals were scored by the FC Krasnodar Youth Academy and FC Krasnodar-2 strikers, Ivan Ignatyev and Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov, who had made an early appearance in the game. There were three more Bulls among the first eleven, goalkeeper Matvei Safonov and midfielders Artyom Golubev and Daniil Utkin.

The Junior Team will play their next scrimmage against Norway Under-21 on 25 March.