Karpin said that the Russian team in the match with Kyrgyzstan will be able to experiment
The head coach of the Russian national team Valery Karpin spoke about the preparation of the team for a friendly match with Kyrgyzstan. His words are reported by Match TV.
Karpin said that the Russian team did not study the opponents in depth. “We didn’t and we don’t want to. We push away from us. With me, this will be the first match in which you can try something, you can experiment and take risks, ”he said.
On holding a friendly match with the national team of Kyrgyzstan became known on 7 September. The game will be held on September 24 in Bishkek. This will be the first face-to-face meeting between the Russian and Kyrgyz teams in history.
On February 28, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and the International Football Federation (FIFA) excluded Russian teams and clubs from international tournaments. The teams do not play in European competitions, and the Russian team has lost its chances to participate in the 2022 World Cup.