Similar style and strengths. Preview of tactics for the match Scotland and Russia
Scotland Scotland is a typical British team. Bet on vertical attacks and passes on the flank. The Scots feel great in the counter-attacking model of the game, when you can…

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Scotland-Russia. Whose hearts are braver?
If you ask a Scot to describe himself and his people in one word, he will undoubtedly say "the brave" — brave. Bravery goes through the history of this small…

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Euro 2012, match Russia-Greece. Enchanted gates or badly drawn cart.
They say that Russians harness for a long time, but they drive fast. Unfortunately, at Euro 2012 football it did not work. The impression was that the Russian team went…

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Russia finally mighty Junior. It should be in Euros

Lift the curse!
The youth team is totally unlucky. In the XXI century our team was selected for the Euro only once — in 2013. But the tournament is better not to remember: Spain (with de GEA and ISCO), the Netherlands (with Wijnaldum and Deaem) and Germany (with Emre Gian and Mustafi) had not given Russia any points. And it’s then we had a solid pitch, Cheryshev, Shatov, Dzagoev, Schennikov…

On the second Russian team like a curse. In Soviet times, our youth was considered one of the strongest in Europe — three times won the continental tournament (in 1976, 1980 and 1990), and in 1977 became the best on the planet. Now everything is quite the opposite: Russia has passed the qualifying stages 14 times, but reached the final only three times. And there is not succeed — lost all six matches at Euro youth. Continue reading

Rabiner — the return of Kokorin and Mamaev
I am glad that the prison-camp stage in the history of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev is over BEFORE they became their own in the colony, dissolved in it, absorbed…

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Similar style and strengths. Preview of tactics for the match Scotland and Russia
Scotland Scotland is a typical British team. Bet on vertical attacks and passes on the flank. The Scots feel great in the counter-attacking model of the game, when you can…

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Unnecessary football
Poltava football fans are unique. They do not go to the matches of "Vorskla" in the Ukrainian championship, completely ignored the team's rather successful European Cup season. But as soon…

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Without football, their freedom is a prison. Kokorin and Mamaev, rather on the field!
The release of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev, in my opinion, is one of the best football news of recent times. I say "football" on purpose because the prison Saga…

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