Dick Advocate: Mr Song / RIA Novosti
The former coach of Russian national team, the Dutchman dick Advocaat has shared his thoughts on the upcoming match of 1/4 of final of world Cup between Russia and Croatia and commended the work of the current coach of the national team Stanislav Cherchesov. His words convey “CHempionata”.
“Cherchesov has changed the scheme in the first match and in the match against Spain, again all changed and played five defenders. Great job!” said 70-year-old. He also noted that Russians and Croats have equal chances to reach the semi-finals of the world Cup. The Dutchman claims that with the support of their fans, the Russian team is capable of much.
In the 1/8 finals of the world championship, the Russian team beat Spain in penalty shootouts with the score 4:3. Regulation time and two extra time the winner is not revealed. The Croats have proved to be stronger than Denmark. The outcome of the meeting also decided in a series of penalty kicks.
The 1/4 final match of the tournament between national teams of Russia and Croatia will be held on 7 July in Sochi. The meeting will begin at 21:00 Moscow time.
The 2018 world Cup will last until July 15.
Video, photo All from Russia.