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European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

CyprusCyprusSaturday 4 September 2021
15.00CET (00.00 local time)
Group H - Matchday 5
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
13/10/2019QR (GS)Cyprus - Russia0-5
NicosiaCheryshev 9, 90+2, Ozdoev 23, Dzyuba 79, Golovin 89
11/06/2019QR (GS)Russia - Cyprus1-0
Nizhniy NovgorodIonov 38
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/03/1997QR (GS)Cyprus - Russia1-1ParalimniGogić 29; Simutenkov 31
01/09/1996QR (GS)Russia - Cyprus4-0
MoscowNikiforov 8, 50, Kolyvanov 34, Beschastnykh 81
EURO '92
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
13/11/1991PR (GS)Cyprus - Commonwealth of Independent States0-3
LarnacaProtasov 26, Yuran 78, Kanchelskis 81
29/05/1991PR (GS)Commonwealth of Independent States - Cyprus4-0
MoscowMostovoi 10, Mykhailychenko 51, Korneev 87, Aleinikov 89
1972 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/06/1971PR (GS)USSR Football Federation - Cyprus6-1
MoscowFedotov 4, 86, Evryuzhikhin 23, 38, Kolotov 59, Banishevski 85; Michael 75
15/11/1970PR (GS)Cyprus - USSR Football Federation1-3
NicosiaCharalambous 42; Kolotov 10, Evryuzhikhin 16, Shevchenko 50
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Cyprus40134004----9018328
Russia44004310----9810283

Last updated 11/08/2021 15:53CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Cyprus - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kostas Panayi08/10/199426Omonoia - 000023-
-Demetris Demetriou15/01/199922Apollon - 20006-
-Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 30005-
Defenders
-Marios Antoniades14/05/199031Anorthosis - 100015-
-Andreas Karo09/09/199624Salernitana - 100010-
-Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199525Como - 4000282
-Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Omonoia - 20003-
-Nikolas Panayiotou12/05/200021Omonoia - 10001-
Midfielders
-Kostakis Artymatas15/04/199328Anorthosis - 4000491
-Dimitris Christofi23/10/199426Anorthosis - 10001-
-Chambos Kyriakou09/02/199526Apollon - 400039-
-Alexander Gogic13/04/199427Hibernian - 10007-
-Fanos Katelaris26/08/199625Apollon - 1000101
-Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Salernitana - 4000373
-Michalis Ioannou30/06/200021Anorthosis - 00003-
-Marinos Tzioni16/07/200120Omonoia - 10008-
Forwards
-Andreas Avraam06/06/198734Anorthosis - 0000435
-Onisiforos Roushias15/07/199229Anorthosis - 00007-
-Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia - 4000182
-Ioannis Pittas10/07/199625Apollon - 4100181
-Marios Ilia19/05/199625Ethnikos Achnas - 400091
-Panagiotis Zachariou26/02/199625Omonoia - 000071
-Loizos Loizou18/07/200318Omonoia - 3000111
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197050 - 40006-
Russia - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Guilherme12/12/198535Lokomotiv Moskva - 100017-
-Andrei Lunev13/11/199129Leverkusen - 00007-
-Yuri Dyupin17/03/198833Rubin - 0000--
Defenders
-Vyacheslav Karavaev20/05/199526Zenit - 3000172
-Georgi Dzhikiya21/11/199327Spartak Moskva - 4000371
-Igor Diveev27/09/199921CSKA Moskva - 10008-
-Maksim Osipenko16/05/199427Rostov - 0000--
-Ilya Samoshnikov14/11/199723Rubin - 10001-
Midfielders
-Aleksandr Erokhin13/10/198931Zenit - 1000271
-Roman Zobnin11/02/199427Spartak Moskva - 000038-
-Denis Cheryshev26/12/199030Valencia - 10003212
-Aleksandr Golovin30/05/199625Monaco - 4000425
-Dmitri Barinov11/09/199624Lokomotiv Moskva - 10008-
-Rifat Zhemaletdinov20/09/199624Lokomotiv Moskva - 30006-
-Aleksei Miranchuk17/10/199525Atalanta - 4000376
-Zelimkhan Bakaev01/07/199625Spartak Moskva - 10007-
-Daler Kuzyaev15/01/199328Zenit - 4000382
-Arsen Zakharyan26/05/200318Dynamo Moscow - 10001-
-Aleksei Sutormin10/01/199427Zenit - 0000--
-Maksim Mukhin04/11/200119CSKA Moskva - 10005-
Forwards
-Fedor Smolov09/02/199031Lokomotiv Moskva - 00003914
-Anton Zabolotny13/06/199130CSKA Moskva - 2000141
-Konstantin Tyukavin22/06/200219Dynamo Moscow - 0000--
Coach
-Valeri Karpin02/02/196952 - 10001-

Last updated 04/09/2021 18:25CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAlejandro Hernández (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesJosé Naranjo (ESP) , Teodoro Sobrino (ESP)
  • Video Assistant RefereeJosé María Sánchez (ESP)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeRaúl Cabañero (ESP)
  • Fourth officialCesar Soto Grado (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegateJan Korinek (CZE)
  • UEFA Referee observerMiroslav Liba (CZE)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Alejandro Hernández10/11/1982133

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
28/07/2016UEL3QRAEK Larnaca FCFC Spartak Moskva1-1Larnaca

Last updated 02/09/2021 16:24CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Croatia4211417
    Russia4211647
    Slovakia4130546
    Malta4112684
    Cyprus4112144
    Slovenia4112344
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
    Demetriou, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (72 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas, Laifis, Kastanos (66 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Croatia 1-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Pašalić 40
    Demetriou (39 Michael), Psaltis, N. Ioannou, Cham. Kyriakou, Ilia (46 Sotiriou), Kousoulos, Soteriou, Artymatas (67 Kastanos), Laifis (82 Andreou), Tzioni (67 Papoulis), Pittas
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Cyprus 1-0 Slovenia
    1-0 Pittas 42
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (82 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas (92 Gogic), Laifis, Kastanos (60 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Malta 3-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Attard 44, 2-0 J. Mbong 46, 3-0 Attard 54
    Michael, Karo, Antoniades (64 Katelaris), N. Ioannou, Soteriou, Cham. Kyriakou (71 Loizou), Christofi (58 Ilia), Papoulis (58 Panayiotou), Psaltis, Artymatas, Pittas (58 Kastanos)
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus-Russia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Croatia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

Russia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Malta 1-3 Russia
    0-1 Dzyuba 23, 0-2 Mário Fernandes 35, 1-2 J. Mbong 56, 1-3 Sobolev 90
    Shunin, Mário Fernandes, Karavaev, Semenov, Akhmetov, Fomin (57 Aleksei Miranchuk), Dzhikiya, Golovin, Ionov (57 Zhemaletdinov), Dzyuba (83 Sobolev), Kuzyaev (78 Mostovoy)
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Russia 2-1 Slovenia
    1-0 Dzyuba 26, 2-0 Dzyuba 35, 2-1 Iličić 36
    Shunin, Mário Fernandes, Semenov, Ozdoev, Zhemaletdinov (86 Mukhin), Kudryashov, Dzhikiya, Golovin (49 Aleksei Miranchuk), Zhirkov (68 Karavaev), Dzyuba (86 Zabolotny), Kuzyaev
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Slovakia 2-1 Russia
    1-0 Škriniar 38, 1-1 Mário Fernandes 71, 2-1 Mak 74
    Shunin, Mário Fernandes, Semenov, Ozdoev, Zhemaletdinov (58 Aleksei Miranchuk), Kudryashov, Dzhikiya, Golovin, Zhirkov (46 Mostovoy), Dzyuba, Kuzyaev
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Russia 0-0 Croatia
    Guilherme, Mário Fernandes (78 Samoshnikov), Diveev, Karavaev, Barinov, Dzhikiya, Aleksei Miranchuk (46 Zabolotny), Golovin, Zakharyan (70 Cheryshev), Ionov (70 Z. Bakaev), Kuzyaev (84 Erokhin)
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus-Russia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Russia-Malta
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Russia-Slovakia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Slovenia-Russia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Croatia-Russia

Last updated 02/09/2021 13:44CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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