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Match 21 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
22 July
0:5 (0:2, 0:1, 0:2)
  • Alexey MAKAROV (6'09")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (6'46" PEN, 26'25")
  • Dmitry SHISHIN (23'23")
  • Yury GORCHINSKIY (27'50")

Referee Istvan MESZAROS (HUN)

Summary

Dominant Russia march on

Dominant Russia march on

Russia outmuscled United Arab Emirates en route to a 4-0 victory which sent them into the quarter-finals and their opponents crashing out. The result ensured Nikolai Pisarev's team finished as runners-up to Argentina in Group C, and booked them a last-eight meeting with the eventual winners of Group D. Russia abandoned their usual conservative approach from the outset, and the ...

Highlights

Line-up

UAE
RUS
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Marcelo MENDES (BRA)
(RUS) Nicolay PISAREV
Officials
  • Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Second referee: SLYVA Sergejus (LTU)
  • Third referee: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)
  • Timekeeper: MOREIRA Alberto (BRA)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Russia's Yury Gorchinskiy celebrates after scoring against UAE during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Alexey Makarov competes UAE's Ali Albloushi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Anton Shkarin competes UAE's Ali Albloushi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Anton Shkarin competes UAE's Ibrahim Albalooshi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan tries a overhead kick in front of UAE's Ali Karim during their...
  • Russia's Yury Gorchinskiy competes UAE's Ali Karim during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan competes against an unindentified player of UAE during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Danil Khmara battles for the ball with UAE's Bakhit Alabadla
  • Russia's Alexey Makarov celebrates with Anton Shkarin after scoring against UAE during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"I'm very frustrated because I was expecting more from my players in this tournament. We committed far too many errors to achieve anything and we need to improve before we host the World Cup next year," Marcelo Mendes, United Arab Emirates coach

"We were extremely nervous going into this game and struggled to get going. The heat made it difficult for us too but, even so, we're delighted we kept our shape while managing to put a few more goals away. It's a good sign," Egor Shaykov, Russia forward 

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    STATISTICS
    United Arab EmiratesStatisticsRussia
    32Shots34
    4Corner kicks6
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    52%Possession (%)48%