More International Games with FC Krasnodar Players
Nine FC Krasnodar players had been summoned to the international games to be held under the aegis of FIFA on October 13 and 14. The Russia national team with Smolnikov and Gazinsky tied against Hungary. Meanwhile, their younger colleagues from the Junior Tam have successfully completed the qualification campaign for the UEFA Euro 2021 finals.
Teams Russian and Hungary scored no goals in a match staged at the VTB Arena. The Russians are still in the lead of their group with eight points earned in four games. The fixture list is not to the advantage of the team led by Stanislav Cherchesov though, as they are facing two difficult away games vs. Serbia and Turkey. As for the Krasnodar players, Igor Smolnikov played a full 90 while Yuri Gazinsky came in on the 68th minute.
The Sweden national team suffered a 3-0 smashing defeat in Portugal on MD 4 of the UEFA Nations League. Both Kristoffer Olsson and Viktor Claesson played the whole game, and Marcus Berg was substituted on the 88th minute. The tournament has been developing unsuccessfully the Swedes so far. The Blågult have not earned a single point in four games.
The Russia national U-21 team achieved a super important 4-1 away win vs. Latvia in a closing match of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification. This win allowed the players of Mikhail Galaktionov to secure the first position in their group and a part in UEFA Euro 2021 finals. Daniil Utkin entered the game on the 65th minute; Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov did the same on the 68th minute.