Alan Jagoite: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
Midfielder of the national team of Russia on football Alan Dzagoev has commented on the speech of Russians in the world Cup 2018 in an interview with YouTube channel of the national team.
“Double impression. On the one hand, we came out of the group, overcame the stage of 1/8 finals, defeated the Spaniards. On the other hand, I have already said that the appetite comes while eating. We could go on, alas, that did not happen. Match with Croatia can be called tragic at first fought, then lost, in the end snatched a draw. Winning team and losing team,” he said.
Dzagoev was also appreciated by teammates. “We have assembled a very strong team, he held as a fist and stays a fist. I am sure that due to this, we reached the quarter-finals. A huge thank you to our fans. On the one hand, we wouldn’t, but we’re led to believe”, he added.
Dzagoev was injured in the opening match of the world Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia. The player pulled a hamstring, was replaced in the first half and missed three of the next match of the world Cup. In the match against the team of Croatia midfielder came on as a substitute for 102 minutes in penalties realized his attempt.
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