Russia thwarted in final pre-EURO friendly

Serbia 1-1 Russia Artem Dzuyba scored for Russia, but a late equaliser – and an injury to midfielder Igor Denisov – spoiled Leonid Slutski's evening.

Artem Dzyuba celebrates opening the scoring in the 1-1 friendly draw with Serbia
Artem Dzyuba celebrates opening the scoring in the 1-1 friendly draw with Serbia ©AFP
  • Leonid Slutski makes three changes from his side's last game; Serbia make better start
  • Midfielder Igor Denisov withdrawn from action with hamstring injury
  • Igor Akinfeev pulls off fine double-save on 81 minutes
  • Artem Dzyuba opens scoring with fine strike from Aleksandr Kokorin pass
  • Aleksandar Mitrović replies swiftly after one-on-one with Akinfeev
  • Key player: Igor Akinfeev
  • Russia start their EURO campaign against England in Marseille on 11 June
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