The Russian team left the group from the second place, but will find out their opponent later.Ilya Kutepov and Artem Dzyuba escort Igor Smolnikov from the field after removal. Getty Photos
The Russian national team held the third match of the group stage of the home World Cup – at the stadium in Samara the team lost to Uruguay with a score of 0: 3. The first goal from the penalty kick was scored by Barcelona striker Luis Suarez.
Denis Cheryshev scored the second goal in his own net, cutting the ball after a long-range strike by Uruguayan. In the first half, the referee removed Igor Smolnikov for two fouls – the Russian team played in the minority until the end of the match.
The third goal scored striker PSG Edison Cavani under the finals of the match in 90 minutes.
This is the first defeat of the Russian team at the 2018 World Cup, but the team still left the group from second place. From the first place went Uruguay, not losing a single match.
With whom Russia will play in the playoffs will be decided after the matches of group B, which will be held on June 25 at 21:00: Iran will play with Portugal, and Morocco with Spain. Portugal and Spain scored four points, Iran – three points, Morocco – zero. Uruguay will get the team from second place, and Russia – the team from the first.