06/16/2021 at 5:49 PM CEST
Russia managed to place down the Finnish revolt with many difficulties (0-1) this Wednesday due to an ideal aim from the left-hander Alexei Miranchuk on the brink of relaxation. The Finns offered their pores and skin dearly and had probabilities to attract, however it was finally the Slavs who took the lead and three important factors for his or her qualification choices for the spherical of 16.
Hradecky; Tovio (Jensen, 84 ‘), Arajuuri, O’Shaughnessy; Raitala (Soiri, 75 ‘), Uronen, Lod, Schüller (Kauko, 67’), Kamara; Pohjanpalo and Pukki (Lappalainen, 75 ‘).
Saphonov; Mario Fernandes (Karaváev, 26 ‘), Dzhikiya, Divéev, Kuzyáev; Bárinov, Ozdóev (Zhemaletdínov, 60 ‘), Zobnin; Miranchuk (Mukhin, 85 ‘), Golovín and Dzyuba (Sóbolev, 85’).
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands). TA: Kamara (22 ‘), D. O’Shaughnessy (90’) / Barinov (27 ‘), Ozdoev (34’), Dzikhiya (87 ‘)
Saint Petersburg Stadium. 24,000 viewers.
The Russians thus recovered from the powerful defeat of the primary day in opposition to Belgium (3-0), whereas the Finns can nonetheless dream of reaching the crosses of their first European Championship.
Finland solely made one change from the staff that defeated Denmark. Schüller changed Sparv within the middle of the sector. Whereas, Cherchesov ‘punished’ the goalkeeper Shunin and to the central Semenov for his dangerous sport in opposition to Belgium. The younger man Saphonov debuted underneath the sticks. As well as, he granted possession to left-handed Alexéi Miranchuk (Atalanta).
The Finns put concern within the physique of the native followers with a aim as quickly as the sport began by Pohjanpalo, the creator of the historic goal within the Copenhagen Parken however the referee annulled the aim for a decent offside.
From there the Russian siege started. Ozdoev he had the primary aim in his boots after a superb collective transfer, however his free shot inside the world went effectively over the crossbar. Shortly after, again to go Miranchuk, the enormous Dzyuba He fired on the publish, however was in an unlawful place.
However the “actual owls & rdquor; they didn’t give up and in addition they sought the again of the advancing Russian rearguard. Pukki Y Pohjanpalo they pressured Saphonov to go away the aim greater than as soon as. What’s extra, Kamara it was a dagger to the left.
Mario Fernandes, who had struck a number of instances for his band and is a key man within the Russian staff’s scheme, had to get replaced after falling backwards in a header and transferred to a well being middle.
Pukki, the nice Finnish risk, had the most effective probability of his staff inside half an hour. After an impressive mixture, the ball reached the sting of the big space, however he shot badly. Within the Russian squad, all actions had been in search of Dzyuba, however the ahead of the Zenit was very watched by the visiting towers.
Solely a person transfer might carry down the Finnish wall. On the brink of relaxation Miranchuk he acquired the ball on the edge of the world, made a wall with Dzyuba and, after reducing off a defender, subtly positioned the ball out of attain of the goalkeeper. A aim that might find yourself being decisive (min.47 +)
The Finns went all out within the second half, which began with an unbeatable alternative from Pukki. Lengthy go to the Norwich striker after theft in midfield, however when he was about to shoot Saphonov, Divéev It received in the way in which sufficient for his shot to go excessive.
Golovin he responded with a shot from exterior the field that licked the appropriate publish. Then Pukki put to the check Saphonov.
The sport had tempo, however it was the Finns who now had the initiative. Within the counterattack the Russians did harm. Zhemaletdinov Y Kuzyaev They may sentence, however on one event the dangerous goal and on one other the Hradecky they prevented it.
Because the minutes handed, the Russians slept the sport and the Finns appeared to have run out of concepts in assault with the substitution of Pukki. Solely set items disturbed Saphonov.