The Russian national team defeated Cuba with a score of 8:0 in a friendly match
The Russian team defeated the Cuban national team in a friendly match. This was reported by a Lenta.ru correspondent.
The meeting took place in Volgograd at the Volgograd Arena stadium and ended with a score of 8:0. In the 22nd minute, midfielder Ivan Oblyakov opened the scoring. In the 30th minute, the team’s advantage was increased by midfielder Alexander Golovin. Midfielder Anton Miranchuk scored in the 34th minute, and defender Alexander Silyanov scored in the 55th minute.
Then the goals were scored by forward Alexander Sobolev, midfielder Danil Prutsev, midfielder Nikita Krivtsov and midfielder Andrei Mostovoy.
The Russian national team has not competed in international tournaments since February 2022 due to sanctions from the International Football Federation and the Union of European Football Associations.
The Russian national team has never played against Cuba in history. The USSR Olympic team met the Cubans once, beating them in the group stage of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow with a score of 8:0.
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