UEFA Euro 2016 Group Stage B – England vs Russia

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Game/Team Info

  • Location: Stade Vélodrome – Marseille 11/06/2016
  • Group Stage: Group B
  • England FIFA RANK: 11
  • Russia FIFA RANK: 29

 

ENGLAND
1-1
RUSSIA
Eric Dier 73′
Vasili Berezutski 90+2′ (P)

 
 

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS
  • It took 73 minutes before a goal was scored by Dier for England
  • Russia evens the score on 2 minutes of extra time via Berezutski
  • Englands Rooney is celebrated for his performance

 

England vs Russia played on June 10, 2016, England wins match on Group Stage Group B
UEFA EURO 2016 GROUP STAGE B – ENGLAND vs RUSSIA RECAP

England were the favorites going into this game and while they looked like they were heading for a win with Dier scoring on the 73th minute, Russia managed to tie the score in added time by a goal from Berezutski.

The Russian captain Vasili Berezutski has this to say —

“It is good that we managed to level it up at the end. Such a draw can be compared to a victory. We earned a point and it is very good that we have started the tournament with points on the board. It would be more difficult otherwise.”

Despite the loss England player Rooney was praised for his magnificent playmaking at midfield.

England vs Russia Euro 2016 Video

 

TEAM LINEUP

ENGLAND

  • 1 Hart (G)
  • 2 Walker
  • 3 Rose
  • 5 Cahill Yellow Card
  • 6 Smalling
  • 7 Sterling Substitution
  • 8 Lallana
  • 9 Kane
  • 10 Rooney (C) Substitution
  • 17 Dier Goal
  • 20 Alli

RUSSIA

  • 1 Akinfeev (G)
  • 3 Smolnikov
  • 4 Ignashevich
  • 5 Neustädter Substitution
  • 9 Kokorin
  • 10 Smolov Substitution
  • 13 Golovin Substitution
  • 14 V. Berezutski (C) Goal
  • 17 Shatov
  • 21 Schennikov Yellow Card
  • 22 Dzyuba

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