Cherchesov explained the failure of Smolov at the world Cup


Fedor, Smolove: Eugene Novozenina / RIA Novosti

Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov expressed his opinion about the performances of striker Fedor Smolov on the home 2018 world Cup. His words leads RIA Novosti.

“Fedor was training, doing my job along with all the others we spoke with him in the same way as all the players — I can tell you where to improve where to add. Sorry, physiologically Smolov was not in the best shape at the time of the championship”, — said Cherchesov.

August 27 was announced the Russian national team in the coming matches. Smolov not hit the bid team. According to cherchesova, the player, who joined from FC Krasnodar at Lokomotiv Moscow, given the time to gain a foothold in the new team.

At the last world Cup striker failed to score in any of the five matches and made a mistake in post-match penalties 1/4 final against Croatia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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