Matches

14/10/2008
2:2 (1:1)
  • Martin AMAS (4'06")
  • Esteban GONZALEZ (35'46")
  • Konstantin DUSHKEVICH (16'36")
  • Dmitrii PRUDNIKOV (31'37")

Summary

Russia hold nerve to advance
A 2-2 draw with Argentina was enough to see Russia through to the semi-finals and set-up a rematch with hosts Brazil in the process. More »

Line-up

1
12
4
5
8
7
9
8
11
9

Substitute(s)

12
1
2
6
3
2
5
3
6
4
10
13
14
14
7
10
13
11

Coaches

Sergio LOPEZ (ARG)
(RUS) Oleg IVANOV

Officials

Referee: ALVAREZ Antonio (CUB)Second referee: KHAN Asselam (MOZ)Third referee: PERALTA Elix (PAN)Timekeeper: LOPEZ Fabian (COL)

Statistics

34Shots27
13Corner kicks8
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
46%Possession (%)54%
  • Ruissa's coach Oleg Ivanov talks to his players during the match against Argentina at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, October 14 2008
  • Ruisa's Pula talks to his teammates during the match against Argentina at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, October 14 2008
  • Russia's Sergey Zuev is seen in action during the match against Argentina at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, October 14 2008
  • Russia's Damir Khamadiev in action against Argentina
  • Argentina's Leandro Planas celebrates
  • Russia's coach celebrates Oleg Ivanov celebrates with Pula after qualifying for the semifinals at the FIFA Futsal World Cup
"It was very difficult, because Argentina were favourites, but we're very happy to have qualified,"  Oleg Ivanov, Russia coach.