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Match 32 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
Clear
11 September
12:8 (3:2, 6:2, 3:4)
  • Egor SHAYKOV (1'50", 5'26")
  • Ilya LEONOV (7'19", 24'01")
  • Egor EREMEEV (12'14", 18'16")
  • Alexey MAKAROV (14'19", 19'46")
  • BETINHO (20'16" OG)
  • Dmitry SHISHIN (20'44", 30'25")
  • Yury KRASHENINNIKOV (31'02")
  • ANDRE (7'46" PEN, 10'22", 29'54", 32'39", 33'14", 34'01")
  • BETINHO (16'03")
  • SIDNEY (21'35")

Referee Jose CORTEZ (ECU)

Summary

Russia dethrone Brazil as beach kings

Russia dethrone Brazil as beach kings

Russia put an end to Brazilian dominance at the FIFA Beach World Cup as they clinched a convincing 12-8 victory to become world champions at Ravenna/Italy 2011. The Russians came out fires blazing as they quickly had the four-time world champions on their heels. And despite a late fightback attempt, Brazil were unable to draw level with the Europeans and thus missed out on a fifth piece ...

Highlights

Line-up

RUS
BRA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Mikhail LIKHACHEV (RUS)
(BRA) Alexandre SOARES
Officials
  • Referee: CORTEZ Jose (ECU)
  • Second referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Third referee: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)
  • Timekeeper: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)
  • : VELASQUEZ Oscar (SLV)

Photos

  • Ilya Leonov (#8) of Russia celebrates with team mates
  • Yury Gorchinskiy of Russia celebrates
  • Goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitsky of Russia celebrates with the trophy
  • Russia and Brazil line up
  • Russia line up
  • Russia Coach, Mikhail Likhachev is thrown in the air by his team
  • Frank Velasquez of El Salvador pose with the Bronze Ball, Andre of Brazil with the Silver Ball and Ilya Leonov of Russia with the Golden Ball
  • The Beach Babe Cheerleaders pose
  • Frank Velasquez of El Salvador celebrates with the Bronze Ball

Quotes

“I think we deserved to win today and for everything we’ve done throughout the tournament. Russia are a very solid team and I’ve got complete confidence in each and every one of the 12 players,” Russia coach Mikhail Likhachev.

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    STATISTICS
    RussiaStatisticsBrazil
    38Shots40
    5Corner kicks4
    2Yellow cards4
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    46%Possession (%)54%