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Match 25 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
Clear
08 September
5:3 (1:1, 3:0, 1:2)
  • Ilya LEONOV (1'59")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (13'18")
  • Yury KRASHENINNIKOV (15'01")
  • Yury GORCHINSKIY (22'10")
  • Egor EREMEEV (26'21")
  • Antonio BARBOSA (9'34")
  • Ricardo VILLALOBOS (30'05")
  • Morgan PLATA (31'02")

Referee Istvan MESZAROS (HUN)

Summary

Russia down Mexico to reach semis

Russia down Mexico to reach semis

Russia reached their first-ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup semi-final with a convincing 5-3 defeat of Mexico. The reigning Euro Beach Soccer League champions will now take on the winners of the Italy-El Salvador tie for a place in the decider. Russia swiftly took the lead, with Ilya Leonov catching goalkeeper Miguel Estrada off-guard, but Antonio Barbosa capitalised upon some hesitant defending ...

Highlights

Line-up

RUS
MEX
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Mikhail LIKHACHEV (RUS)
(MEX) Ramon RAYA
Officials
  • Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Second referee: AROSEMENA Oscar (PAN)
  • Third referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Timekeeper: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)
  • : MAT HASSAN Suhaimi (MAS)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitsky of Russia refreshes
  • Goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitsky of Russia gets help from Jose Cervantes of Mexico
  • Head coach  Ramon Raya of Mexico
  • Players of Russia and Mexico hold a minute of silence
  • Egor Eremeev of Russia is challenged by Gustavo Rosales of Mexico
  • Players of Russia celebrate
  • Antonio Barbosa(#7) of Mexico celebrates scoring a goal with team mates Roman Zaikin
  • Antonio Barbosa(#7) of Mexico celebrates scoring a goal with team mates Roman Zaikin
  • Yury Gorchinskiy of Russia jumps for the ball

Quotes

“It was such an important game and we just didn’t want to lose. That’s why we’re so happy to come out with a win, though we’re all very shocked by the news of the plane crash that claimed the lives of our fellow countrymen. We’d like to dedicate this win to them,” Mikhail Likhachev, Russia coach.

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    STATISTICS
    RussiaStatisticsMexico
    28Shots35
    2Corner kicks7
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    46%Possession (%)54%