Goals and Highlights: Russia vs Slovakia (1-0)
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4:42 PM2 years ago

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4:40 PM2 years ago

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The Russian national team will visit Slovenia on October 11, while Slovakia will take on leaders Croatia on October 11.
4:38 PM2 years ago

Match is over

The match is over in Russia, the home team takes the victory thanks to an own goal by Skriniar in the 24th minute. They continue to share the lead in their group with Croatia.
4:34 PM2 years ago

Minute 90

Russia managed to hold on for 45 minutes of the second half with the wall it generated, as Slovakia has so far been unable to tie the game.
4:32 PM2 years ago

Minute 87

Russia went on the counterattack but in the final third they failed to get a receiver and the possibility of extending the score died.
4:31 PM2 years ago

Minute 86

After the corner kick there was no risk and the ball remained in the Slovakian domain, the team was looking for an equalizer.
4:30 PM2 years ago

Minute 86

Corner kick for Slovakia after a rebound from a Russian player.
4:28 PM2 years ago

Minute 84

Slovakia advanced. A great cross came in from the right side of the field but found no receiver.
4:28 PM2 years ago

Minute 84

Strong infringement on Hancko. Slovakia will play from their own half.
4:26 PM2 years ago

Minute 80

Changes in Slovakia. Haraslin and Pekarik are replaced by Almasi and Suslov.
4:25 PM2 years ago

Minute 80

Change in Russia. Terekhov is out and Kudryashov is in.
4:24 PM2 years ago

Minute 79

One more save from Safonov. There was a Slovakian shot that he controlled with ease.
4:23 PM2 years ago

Minute 78

Complete and absolute control of Slovakia. Russia only touches the ball when they are going to reject it.
4:22 PM2 years ago

Minute 77

Another Slovakian arrival. Pekarik sends a cross that Haraslin hits with a header that goes wide of the goal.
4:20 PM2 years ago

Minute 76

Great save by Safonov. Schranz was left alone in front of the goalkeeper, who had an excellent reaction to the Slovakian shot.
4:19 PM2 years ago

Minute 74

Slovakia continues to attack. This time it was at the feet of Hamsik, but the chance ends in a corner kick that does not generate risk.
4:18 PM2 years ago

Minute 73

Change in Russia. Bakaev is out and Zhemaletdinov is in.
4:17 PM2 years ago

Minute 73

Slovakia has made another breakthrough, but it is difficult to penetrate Russia because they have 9 players at the back, only one up front.
4:16 PM2 years ago

Minute 71

Slovakia advanced. The Slovaks had an interesting attacking partnership, but the ball went wide. Russia is a wall at the back.
4:14 PM2 years ago

Minute 70

Offensive infringement by Slovakia. Russia will play from their own half and it will serve to give the game a breather.
4:12 PM2 years ago

Minute 68

Russia's counterattack was unsuccessful and the ball was once again in Slovakia's control.
4:12 PM2 years ago

Minute 67

Slovakia arrived. A cross came in from the left flank but had no receiver. Russia goes on the counter.
4:10 PM2 years ago

Minute 64

Change in Russia. Erokhin is out and Chistyakov is in.
4:09 PM2 years ago

Minute 64

Duda, Bozenik and Kucka come out. Enter Rusnac, Strelec and Hrosovsky.
4:07 PM2 years ago

Minute 63

Pekarik had to leave the court walking only on one foot. Play has not yet resumed.
4:06 PM2 years ago

Minute 62

There has been a collision between Pekarik and Bakaev. Both are on the ground and play is stopped.
4:05 PM2 years ago

Minute 61

Russia went on the counter. Kuzyaev ran through the middle of the pitch and in the final third made a pass that had no recipient.
4:04 PM2 years ago

Minute 60

Russia was saved again. Hancko teamed up with Duda and sent a powerful shot that was sent to the corner.
4:03 PM2 years ago

Minute 59

Bakaev advanced down the right flank and tried to diagonally cut inside but was stopped by the Slovak defense.
4:00 PM2 years ago

Minute 56

Great chance for Slovakia. Harasly advanced after a great pass from Hamsik and sent a strong shot that the goalkeeper sent to the corner kick.
3:59 PM2 years ago

Minute 54

Great chance for Russia. It came with Terekhov, but Skriniar cleared the ball off the goal line.
3:57 PM2 years ago

Minute 52

Bakaev is fouled. Russia will have a free kick near Slovakia's area.
3:56 PM2 years ago

Minute 51

Slovakia arrived. First arrival of the second half and it was thanks to Duda, who sent a shot from half distance and went to the corner kick, the latter did not generate risk.
3:54 PM2 years ago

Minute 49

Russia advanced. Bakaev advanced down the left flank, but he had no receiver in the final quarter of the field.
3:52 PM2 years ago

Russian substitutions

There were two changes in the Russian national team. Zakharyan and Terekhov were substituted; Zabolotnyi and Fomin were substituted.
3:50 PM2 years ago

Second half began

The second half begins in Russia.
3:49 PM2 years ago

First half

Russia began by dominating the game, the options and possession, but after the goal they were completely overwhelmed and outplayed by Slovakia, who only lacked the finishing touch to tie the game and even take it.
3:35 PM2 years ago

First half is over

At the end of the first half in Russia, the home team leads by the narrowest of margins thanks to an own goal by Skriniar.
3:33 PM2 years ago

Minute 45

Bakaev is fouled. Russia will play with a free kick from the west side of the field.
3:29 PM2 years ago

Minute 41

Slovakia arrived. Haraslin sent a strong shot that was saved, in a monumental way, by the Russian goalkeeper. Subsequently there were 2 corner kicks that were well controlled by the goalkeeper.
3:28 PM2 years ago

Minute 40

Slovakia arrived. With Pekarik, the Slovaks advanced and the ball ended up in a shot from Eskian that did not generate risk.
3:27 PM2 years ago

Minute 39

Russia had another chance. Fyodor Smolov sent a long-range shot just wide of the goal.
3:25 PM2 years ago

Minute 37

Russia was saved. Again Schranz arrived and this time he shot from the box but the ball went wide.
3:22 PM2 years ago

Minute 34

Russia arrived. After a quick transition the Russians arrived and sent a shot that was easily controlled by the Slovakian goalkeeper.
3:21 PM2 years ago

Minute 32

Another shot from Slovakia. Kucka sent a powerful shot from half distance that went just past the top post of the goal.
3:20 PM2 years ago

Minute 32

One more for Slovakia. After a corner kick there was a weak header that ended up in the goalkeeper's hands.
3:19 PM2 years ago

Minute 31

Slovakia came again but desperation won the day. This time the ball was left to Marek Hamsik, who sent a strong shot that went well over the goal.
3:17 PM2 years ago

Minute 29

Again Slovakia. The offense sent a strong shot that was deflected to the corner kick, the latter did not generate risk.
3:15 PM2 years ago

Minute 27

Slovakia arrived. Kuco sent a mid-range shot that went wide of the goal.
3:12 PM2 years ago

Minute 24 - Russian goal

3:10 PM2 years ago

Minute 22

Slovakia insists. Schranz tries a shot from half distance and the Russian goalkeeper sends the ball to the corner.
3:09 PM2 years ago

Minute 21

The free kick generated risk. Hamsik took it and the Slovakian goalkeeper was in charge of stifling the goal.
3:08 PM2 years ago

Minute 19

The offensive control in the last few minutes has been Slovakia's, they have the attitude to go for the three points. He will take a corner kick near the Russian goal.
3:05 PM2 years ago

Minute 17

Infringement committed by Barinov, there is a free kick for Slovakia from their own half.
3:04 PM2 years ago

Minute 15

Slovakia's defense is strong in the air and they again sent the ball to the corner kick, the latter of which did not generate any risk.
3:03 PM2 years ago

Minute 15

The free kick ended in a powerful header that was deflected for a corner kick.
3:01 PM2 years ago

Minute 14

Infringement on Barinov. Russia will play from a free kick close to the Slovak goal.
3:00 PM2 years ago

Minute 12

Fyodor Smolov is fouled. Russia will play a free kick from the halfway line.
2:59 PM2 years ago

Minute 12

Slovakia came close. Marek Hamsik sent a through ball that was missed by the receiver.
2:58 PM2 years ago

Minute 10

The game has become more centralized, both teams have possession in the middle of the pitch and options are reduced.
2:56 PM2 years ago

Minute 8

Great chance for Russia. Fyodor Smolov sent a powerful mid-range shot that the Slovak goalkeeper sends to the corner kick.
2:55 PM2 years ago

Minute 7

Dudak's hand in the center of the field. Russia will play from the free kick.
2:54 PM2 years ago

Minute 6

Slovakia has possession. The visitors are having the ball in the first third of the pitch.
2:53 PM2 years ago

Minute 5

Slovakia came close. In a great attacking partnership, the Slovakian team reached the Russian goal and sent a powerful shot from half distance that went over the goal.
2:51 PM2 years ago

Minute 3

Slovakia came closer. Dudak tried to leak a ball into the Russian box but the defense did not let the ball through.
2:50 PM2 years ago

Minute 2

Russia came closer. After the corner kick there was a header that the Slovak goalkeeper sent to another corner kick that did not generate risk.
2:49 PM2 years ago

Minute 1

Russia is getting closer. On the right side he advanced on offense and the ball ended up in the corner kick.
2:48 PM2 years ago

The match began

The ball is rolling in Russia and the match between the two teams is underway.
2:40 PM2 years ago

5 minutes to start

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2:39 PM2 years ago


At various bookmakers, the selection of Russia is paying x1.909, the selection of Slovakia pays x4.333 and the draw is at x3.30.
2:35 PM2 years ago

Last match between both teams

The last time the two teams faced each other was on March 30 of this year on date 3 of group H of the World Cup qualifiers. That game ended 2 goals to 1 in favor of the Slovaks.
2:23 PM2 years ago

Slovakia's last match

September 7 was the last match of the Slovakian team in the qualifiers. On that day they defeated Cyprus by a score of 2-0 thanks to goals by Schranz and Koscelnik.
2:16 PM2 years ago

Russia's last match

In its last outing in the qualifiers, Russia defeated the national team of Malta with a score of 2-0. In that match, Smolov and Bakaev scored.
2:12 PM2 years ago

Russia is ready for the match


2:02 PM2 years ago

Lineup - Slovakia

Marek Rodak; David Hancko, Lubomir Satka, Milan Skriniar, Peter Pekarik; Marek Hamsik, Juraj Kucka, Lukas Haraslin, Ondrej Duda, Ivan Schranz; Robert Bozenik.
1:57 PM2 years ago

Lineup - Russia

Matvey Safonov; Alexey Sutormin, Igor Diveev, Georgiy Dzhikiya, Sergey Terekhov; Daler Kuzyaev, Dmitriy Barinov, Aleksandr Erokhin; Zelimkhan Bakaev, Fyodor Smolov, Arsen Zakharyan.  
1:52 PM2 years ago

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1:47 PM2 years ago

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1:42 PM2 years ago

How to watch Russia vs Slovakia Live Stream on TV and Online?

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1:37 PM2 years ago

What time is Russia vs Slovakia match for Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Russia vs Slovakia of 8th October 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 3:45 PM
Bolivia: 2:45 PM
Brazil: 3:45 PM
Chile: 2:45 PM
Colombia: 1:45 PM
Ecuador: 1:45 PM 
USA (ET): 2:45 PM 
Spain: 8:45 PM
Mexico: 1:45 PM
Paraguay: 2:45 PM
Peru: 1:45 PM
Uruguay: 3:45 PM

1:32 PM2 years ago

Squadlist - Slovakia

Here you can check the call for Slovakia.
1:27 PM2 years ago

Squadlist - Russia



1:22 PM2 years ago

Key player - Slovakia

The most outstanding player of this team is the experienced Marek Hamsik, who contributes in the offense and gives balance to his team.

1:17 PM2 years ago

Key player - Russia

Russia's outstanding player is Fyodor Smolov. The striker has 1 goal and 2 assists so far in the qualifying round
Fyodor Smolov
Fyodor Smolov


1:12 PM2 years ago

History - Russia vs Slovakia

The two teams have met 11 times, with Russia winning 3 times, Slovakia 4 times and Slovakia drawing 4 times.
1:07 PM2 years ago

The match will be played at the Ak Bars Arena

The game will be played at the Ak Bars Bank Arena, located in the city of Kazan. The stadium has a capacity of 45,000 spectators.
1:02 PM2 years ago

Slovakia, looking to close the gap

Slovakia is third in the group with 9 points, 4 behind its rival. The Slovaks want to close the gap and thus get closer to a possible playoff or direct qualification for the World Cup.
12:57 PM2 years ago

Russia in the fight for first place

The Russian national team is second in its group with the same points as the leader (Croatia) and only one goal difference. With the match against the Slovaks, the Russian team wants to take the lead and thus obtain a direct ticket to the 2022 World Cup.

12:52 PM2 years ago

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s coverage of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers match: Russia vs Slovakia Live Updates!

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