Russia Team Squad, Players List, Jersey, Tickets, Matches For Fifa World Cup 2018 – We reviewed Saudi Arabia Team for upcoming World Cup 2018. Now we are looking at the hosts Russia. Being the hosts, Russia became the first team after they automatically qualified for upcoming FIFA World Cup. Russia hosted the FIFA Confederations Cup and proved that they are ready for the upcoming event which they have to host. Being the hosts, Russia is awarded an A1 spot in the draw. They will hold the honors to kick off the proceedings 0n the day. The FIFA World Cup is scheduled to start on 14th June 2018 while final will be held on 15th July.
Russia Team Past History, Previous Appearance & Best Results
The upcoming World Cup 2018 will be the fourth time Russia will be part of this event. On the previous occasion, Russia qualified for FIFA World Cup in 1994, 2002 and 2014. The results have not been what any country would prefer. The team has failed to qualify for the Round of 16 and have been knocked out in the group stage. The most successful run for Russia in FIFA event has been EURO 2008 where they reached the semi finals where they eventually lost to Spain 3-0.
|FIFA World Cup record|
|1930–90||As Soviet Union|
|The United States 1994||Group stage||18th|
|France 1998||Did not qualify|
|Japan South Korea 2002||Group stage||22nd|
|Germany 2006||Did not qualify|
|South Africa 2010|
|Brazil 2014||Group stage||24th|
|Russia 2018||Qualified as hosts||Qualified as hosts|
|Qatar 2022||To be determined||TBD|
Russia Team Squad & Players List For FIFA WC 2018
One of the most pressured team in FIFA World Cup 2018 could be Russia. The pressure of performing well in front of the home crowd on home turf in such a big tournament is a very important thing for any side. No team loves to leave their fans sad faced. So it’s important for the Russia team to get qualified out of group stage. They have never been into the round of 16 in the FIFA World Cup. So this would be a great achievement for the hosts.
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|GK||Igor Akinfeev (Captain)||101|
Russia Team Captain, Coach & Technical Staff
Behind any successful team, there is a strong support staff who works day and night along with the players. The support staff includes coach, manager. Each department nowadays has a different coach. Here is the list of technical staff of Team Russia.
|Stanislav Cherchesov||Manager||Russia Russia|
|Miroslav Romaschenko||Assistant coach||Belarus Belarus|
|Gintaras Staučė||Goalkeeping coach||Lithuania Lithuania|
|Vladimir Panikov||Fitness coach||Russia Russia|
Russia Schedule, Upcoming Matches in FIFA World Cup 2018 – Buy Russia Match Tickets
Currently ranked 62 in the world, hosts Russia are placed A1 in the draw. They will play the opening match at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. The remaining slots like A2, A3 are yet to be announced. So we will have to wait till we get all team names. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Draws are scheduled to be held on 1st December 2017. So stay tuned to the blog as we will update the schedule here on this blog.
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How to Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming in Russia?
Well, there was a huge controversy over the broadcasting rights in Russia. FIFA was expecting 200 percent more fees that FIFA World Cup 2014 which was not suitable for the hosts. So they had refused to sign any contract with FIFA. This meant that Russia would have been deprived of FIFA World Cup live streaming. But now the issue has been solved and Russia has bagged the broadcasting rights. But due to these issues, fans in Russia have become bit confused. They are worried about how & where to watch FIFA World Cup Live Streaming in Russia. For all these confused football fans here is the answer. Match TV of Russia will live stream FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Stream in Russia. So all Russian people tune to Match TV for a live stream of FIFA WC 2018.