Otkrytie Arena - Moscow 05/09/2015 - 18:00CET (19:00 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group G

Russia - Sweden
1-0
 

Russia - Sweden 1-0 - 05/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Sweden success throws Russia a lifeline

Published: Saturday 5 September 2015, 20.00CET

  • Artem Dzyuba makes difference with his third goal in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying
  • Leonid Slutski celebrates winning start in his first outing as Russia coach
  • Hosts move within a point of second-placed Sweden in Group G
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović withdrawn at half-time with suspected injury
  • Next games: Liechtenstein v Russia, Sweden v Austria (8 September)

Artem Dzyuba struck the only goal as Russia made a winning start under new coach Leonid Slutski, edging qualifying Group G rivals Sweden to boost their hopes of an automatic place at UEFA EURO 2016.

 

Standings

 

Match statistics

Russia
Sweden

1

Goals scored

0

52

Possession (%)

48

13

Total attempts

12

5

on target

6

4

off target

3

4

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

3

5

Offsides

6

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

13

12

Fouls suffered

14

397

Passes

328

340

completed

261

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Forsberg (Sweden) is booked.
  • Substitution
    83
    A. Berezutski (in) - Shirokov (out) (Russia)
  • Substitution
    82
    Kiese Thelin (in) - Ekdal (out) (Sweden)
  • Yellow Card
    82
    Kuzmin (Russia) is cautioned by the referee.

See also

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