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Published: Wednesday 1 May 2013, 11.06CET
UEFA.com collates all the key facts on the competition history of Russia, who have not made the latter stages of the Under-21s this century but qualified in impressive fashion this time.
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Oleg Shatov in action during the play-off success against the Czech Republic ©Getty Images
 

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Published: Wednesday 1 May 2013, 11.06CET

Russia

UEFA.com collates all the key facts on the competition history of Russia, who have not made the latter stages of the Under-21s this century but qualified in impressive fashion this time.

Russia

Final tournament record
1998: quarter-finals
1994: quarter-finals

All-time competitive record
P103 W59 D14 L30

2013 qualifying (including play-off)
P10 W6 D3 L1 F21 A7
Top scorers: Fedor Smolov (7), Aleksandr Kokorin (5)
Ever presents: Nikolai Zabolotni, Oleg Shatov

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Alan Dzagoev has senior experience

Russia U21s capped at senior level
Alan Dzagoev (27), Aleksandr Kokorin (12), Fedor Smolov (3), Oleg Shatov (2), Maksim Grigoryev (2), Taras Burlak (1), Georgi Schennikov (1), Denys Cheryshev (1), Arseni Logashov (1)

Players with previous U21 final tournament experience
None

Most capped player (competitive games only)
All-time: Pavel Yakovlev (17)
Current: Pavel Yakovlev (17)

Leading scorer (competitive games only)
All-time: Spartak Gogniev (11)
Current: Fedor Smolov (8)

Biggest wins
Final tournament:
Russia 2-1 Romania 30/05/1998
1998 seventh-placed match, Lia Manoliu Stadium, Bucharest

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Russia coach Nikolai Pisarev

Qualifying:
Luxembourg 0-10 Russia 06/06/2001
2002 qualifying group stage, Stade Municipal, Petange

Heaviest defeats
Final tournament:

Netherlands 5-1 Russia 09/06/2013
Group stage, Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem

Qualifying:
Portugal 3-0 Russia 10/10/2006
2007 play-off, Estadio Sampaio, Vila Nova de Gaia

Romania 3-0 Russia 03/09/2010
2011 qualifying group stage, Municipal Stadium, Botosani

Last updated: 13/06/13 12.47CET

Related information

Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/under21/news/newsid=1892075.html#russia

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