Eleven FC Krasnodar Players Have Been Summoned to Their National Teams
Eleven FC Krasnodar have departed to the matches of the national teams to be hosted under the aegis of FIFA in October 2019.
Full-back Sergei Petrov was summoned to the Russia national team that is facing regular games of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying. The Russians are second in their Group I after six matchdays, while the next teams in pursuit, Kazakhstan and Cyprus, are eight points behind them. If this status quo is preserved, Team Russia will ensure its successful qualification for the Euro 2020 finals. Our compatriots will meet Scotland in Moscow on 10 October and Cyprus away on 13 October.
Centre-back Jón Guðni Fjóluson has departed to the Iceland national team. The Strákarnir okkar are facing two home games of the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying (Group H), vs. France on 11 October and vs. Andorra on 14 October.
Attacking midfielder Kristoffer Olsson and striker Marcus Berg are going to the Sweden national team. The Swedes will travel to Malta to play with the local national team on 12 October and then meet Spain at home on 15 October.
Centre-back Aleksandr Martynovich will join his Belarus national teams that will host two consecutive games, with Estonia on 10 October and with Netherlands on 13 October.
Six FC Krasnodar Youth Academy-trained players were summoned to the Russia national under-21 team. Three of them have played for the first team of the Bulls, namely goalkeeper Matvei Safonov, midfielder Daniil Utkin and forward Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov. Goalkeeper Denis Adamov has performed for both FC Krasnodar and FC Krasnodar-2. Apart from them, two more Young Bulls will join the Russian Junior Team, centre-back Aleksei Tatayev (currently on loan at FK Mladá Boleslav in Czech Republic) and midfielder Artyom Golubev (on loan at FC Ufa). Team Russia-21 will meet Poland at home on 11 October and Estonia away on 15 October as part of the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition.