Ran Ben-Simonetto: RIA Novosti
Head coach of Cyprus, RAS Ben-Simon commented on the defeat of the Russian team in the qualifying match for the European championship-2020. His words are quoted by the correspondent of”.ru”.
“I was sitting on a Prime location in the stadium, you saw how strong was the enemy,” said the coach. He said that the task of his team is to try to bring to the level of the national team of Russia.
Ben-Simon added that in the beginning of the match his team was lucky, and because of this managed to avoid a large number of goals conceded. However, he noted that neither changed tactics or made the replacement did not help the Cyprus win.
On June 11, the Russian team defeated the team of Cyprus with the score 1:0. The only goal in the 38th minute of the match scored midfielder Alexei Ionov.
After four matches of the qualifying tournament, the Russian team scored nine points and is in second place in group I. the First place is occupied by the Belgians, the assets of which 12 points. Cyprus is on the penultimate, fifth place (3 points).
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