Reigning champions CSKA Moscow earned a hard-fought 1-0 win in their Russian Premier League derby against Spartak Moscow, while Amkar Perm moved into fifth after win over Kuban Krasnodar.
A first-half double from Alexander Kokorin put Russia en route to a 4-1 victory over Luxembourg that saw Fabio Capello’s side regain the Group F leadership – at least temporarily.
Martin Paterson's first-half header was enough for Northern Ireland to record a memorable win in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifier against Russia in Belfast.
In March 2012, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ appointed its first ambassador for the tournament: Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev. One year on, he spoke to FIFA.com about his new role and Russia's ...
Two years ago, on 2 December 2010, the FIFA Executive Committee made a historic decision, awarding Russia the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018.
Belgium and Russia were both in smashing form in FIFA World Cup™ qualifying on Friday, moving into commanding positions in their respective groups.