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Match 5 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
weatherCode5
02 September
4:8 (1:4, 2:3, 1:1)
  • Isiaka OLAWALE (5'00")
  • Victor TALE (23'09")
  • Musa NAJARE (23'21")
  • Ogbonnaya OKEMMIRI (24'51")
  • Egor EREMEEV (3'00", 18'13")
  • Yury GORCHINSKIY (4'03")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (6'51", 11'26")
  • Alexey MAKAROV (22'02")
  • Ilya LEONOV (23'43")
  • Anton SHKARIN (35'56")

Referee Jose CORTEZ (ECU)

Summary

Russia start strongly

Russia start strongly

Matchday 2’s opening fixture saw Russia defeat Nigeria 8-4 in Group C under cloudy skies at the Stadio del Mare. The Europeans continued their good form after winning the Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal last month and will be full of confidence after defeating a strong Nigeria side. The Russians took early control of the match by making use of their quick passing skills to establish a 4-1 ...

Highlights

Line-up

NGA
RUS
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Audu ADAMU (NGA)
(RUS) Mikhail LIKHACHEV
Officials
  • Referee: CORTEZ Jose (ECU)
  • Second referee: VELASQUEZ Oscar (SLV)
  • Third referee: DE LA ROSA Rene (CHI)
  • Timekeeper: RODRIGUEZ Juan (ARG)
  • Absent

Photos

  • Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria and Roman Zaikin of Russia battle for the ball
  • Abdullahi Isa of Nigeria does a prayer
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria defends against the overhead kick from Anton Shkarin of Russia
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria is chased by Alexey Makarov (L) and Egor Shaykov (R) of Russia
  • Goalkeeper, Olalekan Oladepo of Nigeria and Egor Shaykov of Russia battle for the ball
  • Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria looks on
  • Egor Eremeev of Russia is challenged by Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria
  • Ogbonnaya Okemmiri of Nigeria leaves injured the pitch
  • Egor Eremeev of Russia is challenged by Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria

Quotes

"I’m pleased with the win, but in terms of the performance we only played well in the first period," Mikhail Likhachev, Russia coach

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    STATISTICS
    NigeriaStatisticsRussia
    39Shots36
    8Corner kicks2
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    41%Possession (%)59%