Cherchesov took the blame for a missed penalty Smolov


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Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov explained the failure of the striker Fedor Smolov on the home world Cup and took the blame for the attacks themselves. He said this live on RT.

According to cherchesova, Smolov is well aware of the situation, which hit. The mentor of Russians said that haven’t discussed the outcome of the match with Croatia with the player.

“The time will pass and we will meet again chat and we will do the following steps. In the end, it’s his first world championship, and he is probably not psychologically very well approached. It’s not his fault. Take the blame, because the coach is always to help the players. Apparently, this time I failed with him to find mutual understanding”, — said Cherchesov.

Previously the coach of the Russian national team on football has summed up the team’s performance at the 2018 world Cup. Cherchesov said that Russia won in moral terms, but not in sports.

Team Russia in the match of 1/4 final meeting with Croatia and lost in penalty shootout (3:4). 1/8 Russia was stronger than the Spaniards in the group stage, the Russians competed with teams from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay.

The world Cup final will be held at the stadium “Luzhniki” on July 15.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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