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worldcup: Russia - Cyprus Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

RussiaRussiaGazprom Arena - St PetersburgThursday 11 November 2021
18.00CET (20.00 local time)
Group H - Matchday 9
CyprusCyprus
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
04/09/2021QR (GS)Cyprus - Russia0-2
NicosiaErokhin 6, Zhemaletdinov 55
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
Russia44005410----10910303
Cyprus50144004----10019330

Last updated 12/11/2021 14:36CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Russia - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Guilherme12/12/198535Lokomotiv Moskva - 300019-
12Matvei Safonov25/02/199922Krasnodar - 20005-
16Nikita Haikin11/07/199526Bodø/Glimt - 0000--
Defenders
2Dmitri Chistyakov13/01/199427Zenit - 20002-
3Igor Diveev27/09/199922CSKA Moskva - 5100121
4Vyacheslav Karavaev20/05/199526Zenit - 5000192
5Maksim Osipenko16/05/199427Rostov - 20002-
14Georgi Dzhikiya21/11/199327Spartak Moskva - 7100402
23Sergei Terekhov27/06/199031Sochi - 10001-
Midfielders
6Dmitri Barinov11/09/199625Lokomotiv Moskva*500012-
8Daniil Fomin02/03/199724Dynamo Moscow*30006-
10Zelimkhan Bakaev01/07/199625Spartak Moskva - 5100111
11Roman Zobnin11/02/199427Spartak Moskva - 100039-
15Aleksei Miranchuk17/10/199526Atalanta - 7000406
17Aleksandr Golovin30/05/199625Monaco*5000435
18Aleksei Sutormin10/01/199427Zenit*20002-
19Danil Glebov03/11/199922Rostov - 0000--
20Aleksei Ionov18/02/198932Krasnodar - 3000374
21Aleksandr Erokhin13/10/198932Zenit*5100312
22Andrei Mostovoy05/11/199724Zenit - 20008-
Forwards
7Anton Zabolotny13/06/199130CSKA Moskva - 5000171
9Fedor Smolov09/02/199031Lokomotiv Moskva*41004315
13Ivan Sergeyev11/05/199526Krylya Sovetov - 0000--
Coach
-Valeri Karpin02/02/196952 - 50005-
Cyprus - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Ioakeim Toumpas19/02/199922AEK Larnaca - 0000--
12Demetris Demetriou15/01/199922Apollon*20006-
22Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 70009-
Defenders
2Andreas Karo09/09/199625APOEL - 200011-
3Marios Antoniades14/05/199031Anorthosis - 300017-
4Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199526Como*8000322
6Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Omonoia - 60007-
14Stelios Andreou24/07/200219Charleroi - 30004-
16Costas Soteriou21/06/199625AEL*70009-
19Konstantinos Laifis19/05/199328Standard Liège - 3000433
Midfielders
7George Efrem05/07/198932APOEL - 0000475
8Matija Špoljarić02/04/199724AEK Larnaca - 000011-
13Rafail Mamas04/03/200120AEK Larnaca - 0000--
18Kostakis Artymatas15/04/199328Anorthosis - 7000521
20Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Salernitana - 8000413
21Marinos Tzioni16/07/200120Omonoia - 400011-
Forwards
5Marios Demetriou25/12/199228P.A.E.E.K.*10001-
9Andronikos Kakoulli03/05/200120Omonoia - 20004-
10Pieros Sotiriou13/01/199328Ludogorets*51004811
11Andreas Avraam06/06/198734Anorthosis - 3000465
15Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia*8100223
23Marios Ilia19/05/199625Ethnikos Achnas - 6000111
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197051*800010-

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDaniel Stefanski (POL)
  • Assistant refereesDawid Golis (POL) , Michal Obukowicz (POL)
  • Video Assistant RefereePaweł Raczkowski (POL)
  • Fourth officialDamian Sylwestrzak (POL)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeKrzysztof Myrmus (POL)
  • UEFA DelegateOleg Harlamov (EST)
  • UEFA Referee observerKaren Nalbandyan (ARM)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Daniel Stefanski02/07/1977452

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
30/07/2015UEL3QRSK Sturm GrazFC Rubin2-3Graz
09/11/2016U19QRCroatiaCyprus4-0Podgorica
23/08/2018UELPORangers FCFC Ufa1-0Glasgow
13/12/2018UELGSSevilla FCFC Krasnodar3-0Seville
24/09/2020UEL3QRAPOEL FCHŠK Zrinjski2-2Nicosia

Last updated 12/11/2021 14:35CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Russia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Russia861113519
    Croatia852113317
    Slovakia82429810
    Slovenia83149910
    Malta81258175
    Cyprus81253135
    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 0-2 Russia
    0-1 Erokhin 6, 0-2 Zhemaletdinov 55
    Guilherme, Diveev, Karavaev, Cheryshev (46 Zhemaletdinov), Barinov, Smolov (75 Tyukavin), Samoshnikov, Dzhikiya, Aleksei Miranchuk (64 Z. Bakaev), Golovin (67 Kuzyaev), Erokhin
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Russia 2-0 Malta
    1-0 Smolov 10, 2-0 Z. Bakaev 84 (P)
    Guilherme, Diveev, Karavaev, Osipenko, Barinov, Smolov (71 Zabolotny), Aleksei Miranchuk (58 Samoshnikov), Zakharyan (46 Z. Bakaev), Ionov (79 Zhemaletdinov), Erokhin (46 Zobnin), Kuzyaev
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Russia 1-0 Slovakia
    1-0 Škriniar 24 (og)
    Safonov, Diveev, Barinov, Smolov (46 Fomin), Z. Bakaev (73 Zhemaletdinov), Dzhikiya, Sutormin, Zakharyan (46 Zabolotny), Erokhin (63 Chistyakov), Terekhov (80 Kudryashov), Kuzyaev
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Slovenia 1-2 Russia
    0-1 Diveev 28, 0-2 Dzhikiya 32, 1-2 Iličić 40
    Safonov, Diveev (36 Osipenko), Barinov, Fomin (86 Erokhin), Smolov (78 Zakharyan), Z. Bakaev (86 Chistyakov), Kudryashov, Dzhikiya, Aleksei Miranchuk (78 Zabolotny), Sutormin, Kuzyaev
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Croatia-Russia

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    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 0-2 Russia
    0-1 Erokhin 6, 0-2 Zhemaletdinov 55
    Michael, Karo, N. Ioannou, Katelaris, Panayiotou (61 Avraam), Papoulis (72 Ilia), Psaltis (77 Zachariou), Loizou, Artymatas (72 Cham. Kyriakou), Kastanos, Pittas (61 Tzioni)
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia 2-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Schranz 55, 2-0 Koscelník 77
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Soteriou, Avraam (89 Roushias), Katelaris, Psaltis (75 Zachariou), Loizou (75 Pittas), Artymatas, Ilia (60 Papoulis), Kastanos (75 Cham. Kyriakou), Tzioni
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus 0-3 Croatia
    0-1 Perišić 45+2, 0-2 Gvardiol 80, 0-3 Livaja 90+2
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Psaltis, Sotiriou (85 Kakoulli), Avraam (61 Antoniades), Andreou, Papoulis (69 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas (69 Cham. Kyriakou), Kastanos, Pittas (46 Tzioni)
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus 2-2 Malta
    1-0 Papoulis 7, 1-1 Z. Muscat 53, 2-1 Sotiriou 80, 2-2 Degabriele 90+8
    Michael, Antoniades, N. Ioannou, Demetriou (86 Psaltis), Cham. Kyriakou (79 Gogic), Sotiriou, Andreou (78 Pittas), Papoulis (85 Panayiotou), Soteriou, Loizou (60 Kakoulli), Kastanos
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

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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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