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The Russian team lost to the Belgian team in the first qualifying match for Euro 2020

Even Cherysheva’s goal did not help.

Artyom Dzyuba and Denis Cheryshev  Photo by RIA Novosti

The Russian national football team lost the first qualifying match of Euro 2020 against the national team of Belgium with the score 3: 1. At the goal of Denis Cheryshev fell goals from Eden Azar and Yuri Telemans. The broadcast went on the TV channel “Match TV”.

Telemans opened the scoring on the 14th minute, and Cheryshev scored the second two minutes later due to a mistake by the Belgian goalkeeper Thibault Curtois. Azar first realized a penalty on the 45th minute, and then scored a double on the 88th minute. At 90 minutes, Alexander Golovin was removed from Russia for the second warning, he will miss the next game.

Goal by Denis Cherysheva

The European Football Championship will be held in 12 European cities (including St. Petersburg) from June 12 to July 12, 2020. For the first time the championship will take place not in one country or neighboring states. A total of 24 teams will qualify for the Euro 2020 final.

Russia began the qualifying round with a defeat, the next match – March 24 against Kazakhstan. Scotland, Cyprus and San Marino are also playing in this group . Everyone will have to play two games with each opponent – on the home arena and away.

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