The Russian national team won a valuable victory over its Finnish counterpart in the match that brought them together today, Wednesday, at the “Gazprom” stadium in Petersburg, in the second group competition of the European Nations.
The Russian team owes the victory to its star Alexei Miranchuk, who scored the only goal of the match in the second minute of stoppage time in the first half with a perfect left-footed shot from inside the penalty area.
Such an important goal of Miranchuk, which became a victorious one 🇷🇺🤩
I removed it under the left – and into the far one. Classics from Lehi ✅ pic.twitter.com/pq97o8cVt1
– Match TV (@MatchTV) June 16, 2021
With this victory, the Russian national team achieved its first victory in the current championship after losing its opening match against Belgium by three goals.
Russia collected three points and climbed to third place in Group B, trailing Finland with a goal difference, which beat Denmark in its first match with a goal free of charge.
The second match in the second round of the group between Belgium and Denmark will be held on Thursday at 19:00 Moscow and Mecca time.
The winners and runners-up of each of the six groups will qualify for the Round of 16, in addition to the best 4 third-placed teams.
The finals of the European Nations Cup “Euro 2020”, postponed for a whole year due to Corona, will be held between June 11 and next July 11 in 11 European cities for the first time in the history of the competition to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of its launch, which are the cities: “Amsterdam, Baku, Seville, Bucharest.” Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and Petersburg.