FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019

21 November - 1 December

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

Russia win back-and-forth battle of regional heavyweights

Russia edged Senegal 8-7 in an entertaining and even contest between two continental champions in Group C.

There was never much of a gap between the sides but Russia held a slight edge, establishing two-goal leads on two occasions. However, Senegal climbed their way back into the game and even moved in front twice in the third period of a game that had as many lead changes as some basketball games.

A highlight was a quickfire bicycle kick brace by Fedor Zemskov late on and ultimately Russia did just enough to secure three crucial points.

See also

Paraguay 2019: Group Standings

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