Russia is going to arrange world cup 2018, the biggest event of football. This tournament will start on 14 June 2018. There will play total 32 teams and Russia direct play in this tournament as the hosting team. Russia has a very strong team for this tournament and they want to send their best team for this tournament.
Russia has many good players and some of them playing in many famous clubs. Russia called recently their best players and they gave them chance in the friendly match. They were played there very well in those match. Recently Russia played against Argentina, Korea Republic, Iran, Spain and many other teams and here they only lose against Argentina.
Possible Team Squad of Russia:
Goalkeepers: Andrey Lunyov, Vladimir Gabulov, Igor Akinfeev (Captain)
Defenders: Mario Fernandes, Konstantin Rausch, Roman Neustadter, Ilya Kutepov, Georgi Dzhikiya, Viktor Vasin, Fyodor Kudryashov, Igor Smolnikov
Midfielders: Anton Shvets, Anton Miranchuk, Vladislav Ignatyev, Daler Kuzyayev, Roman Zobnin, Aleksei Miranchuk, Aleksandr Yerokhin, Aleksandr Golovin, Dmitri Kombarov, Alan Dzagoev, Denis Glushakov, Yuri Zhirkov
Forwards: Anton Zabolotny, Dmitry Poloz, Fyodor Smolov, Aleksandr Kokorin
As a hosting country Russia was not played any qualification round but they played friendly matches and they won some of them. They have to play few matches before the world cup. The recently called many players, here we make a list of recently called up.
Recently call-up players:
Goalkeepers: Stanislav Kritsyuk, Aleksandr Belenov, Guilherme
Defenders: Andrei Semyonov, Roman Shishkin, Yevgeni Chernov, Vladimir Granat
Midfielders: Yury Gazinsky, Dmitri Tarasov, Magomed Ozdoyev, Aleksandr Samedov
Forwards: Artem Dzyuba, Aleksandr Bukharov
Maximum player of them playing in a Russian club. They have some world class player and they performed very well in those match.
Playing squad: Andrey Lunyov (Goalkeeper), Fyodor Kudryashov (Defender), Viktor Vasin (Defender), Igor Smolnikov (Defender), Georgi Dzhikiya (Defender), Yuri Zhirkov (Midfielder), Denis Glushakov (Midfielder), Alan Dzagoev (Midfielder), Daler Kuzyayev (Midfielder), Anton Miranchuk (Midfielder), Fyodor Smolov (Forward)
Substitutes: Aleksandr Yerokhin (Midfielder), Aleksandr Kokorin (Forward), Anton Miranchuk (Midfielder), Konstantin Rausch (Defender), Dmitri Kombarov (Defender), Vladislav Ignatyev (Midfielder), Roman Neustadter (Defender), Ilya Kutepov (Defender), Anton Zabolotnyi (Forward), Vladimir Gabulov (Goalkeeper), Dmitry Poloz (Forward), Igor Akinfeev (Goalkeeper), Mario Fernandes (Defender)
Russia is going to arrange this year world cup 2018, this is their benefit they will play in their known environment. They are in the group A and there they will play against Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Uruguay. Russia has very good chance to make a good result from group round. All of their player in good form and they have the ability to defeat any team. If they play good and do properly their job they can win this world cup.