Stanislav Cherchesov and Artem Zabatta: Valery sharifulin / TASS
Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov explained the purpose of the striker St. Petersburg “Zenit” Artem Dzuba captain of the national team. His words leads RIA Novosti.
“It stemmed from logic, because Igor (Akinfeev) no, (Fedor) Smolov (Alexander) Samedov has suspended performance for the national team, however no, so Tom is our most experienced player, so he will withdraw tomorrow team,” said the Circassian populations.
On September 3 the coach said that the captain of the team in the September matches instead of Akinfeev will Dzyuba. The goalkeeper will need to pass medical examination in Germany.
Russian national team on 7 September to meet with Turkish national team in the group stage of the League of Nations. On 10 September the Russians will play a friendly meeting with Czech Republic. The game will take place in Rostov-on-don at the stadium “Rostov arena”.
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