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Head coach Stanislav Cherchesov said that the coach of Ukraine gave him some advice that helped to beat Saudi Arabia in the first match at the world Cup. The words of the specialist leads the “Sport-Express”.
“I would like to thank Andrey Shevchenko, who helped us Board. The national team of Ukraine played a friendly match with Saudi Arabia, we then phoned, and he told me some of the nuances of the actions of the Arabians, which are very useful to us in preparation for the match,” — said Cherchesov.
In the first round of the group stage home world championship, the Russian team defeated Saudi Arabia 5:0. The team managed to reach the playoffs, in the 1/8 finals in a penalty shootout defeated the Spaniards, and the next stage on penalties lost to Croatia.
The world championship will end on 15 July the final match in “Luzhniki”, which will play the teams of France and Croatia. For the bronze medal will play against teams from Belgium and England, they will meet a day early.
Video, photo All from Russia.