48points

Russia National Football Team 2018

Russia National Football Team 2018
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Russia National Football Team 2018 review: 19 facts and highlights

Team info

Head coach: Stanislav Cherchesov

Captain: Igor Akinfeev

Appearances in the World Cup: 11

Best result: 4th place (in 1966)

Squad

No Position Player
1 GK Igor Akinfeev
(CSKA Moscow)
12 GK Andrey Lunyov
(Zenit Saint Petersburg)
20 GK Vladimir Gabulov
(Club Brugge)
     
2 DF Mário Fernandes
(CSKA Moscow)
3 DF Ilya Kutepov
(Spartak Moscow)
4 DF Sergei Ignashevich
(CSKA Moscow)
5 DF Andrei Semyonov
(Akhmat Grozny)
13 DF Fyodor Kudryashov
(Rubin Kazan)
14 DF Vladimir Granat
(Rubin Kazan)
23 DF Igor Smolnikov
(Zenit Saint Petersburg)
     
6 MF Denis Cheryshev
(Villarreal)
7 MF Daler Kuzyayev
(Zenit Saint Petersburg)
8 MF Yury Gazinsky
(Krasnodar)
9 MF Alan Dzagoev
(CSKA Moscow)
11 MF Roman Zobnin
(Spartak Moscow)
15 MF Aleksei Miranchuk
(Lokomotiv Moscow)
16 MF Anton Miranchuk
(Lokomotiv Moscow)
17 MF Aleksandr Golovin
(CSKA Moscow)
18 MF Yuri Zhirkov
(Zenit Saint Petersburg)
19 MF Aleksandr Samedov
(Spartak Moscow)
21 MF Aleksandr Yerokhin
(Zenit Saint Petersburg)
     
10 FW Fyodor Smolov
(Krasnodar)
22 FW Artem Dzyuba
(Arsenal Tula)

Russia qualified automatically after being awarded the hosting rights. Russia is part of Group A, along with:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Egypt
  • Uruguay
Russia National Football Team 2018
48
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Russia National Football Team 2018

Why is Russia National Football Team 2018 better than the average?

  • World Cup: goals scored
    ?

    11vs5.28
  • World Cup: matches won
    ?

    3vs2.04
  • World Cup: shots on target
    ?

    18vs15.69
  • World Cup: corner kicks
    ?

    26vs18.88
  • World Cup: direct free kicks
    ?

    60vs58.47
  • World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match
    ?

    5.2vs4.6

Team

1.FIFA World Ranking

457

The FIFA World Ranking is an internationally recognized system that awards points to the best performing team playing in FIFA competitions. The leader of the ranking is the team with the most points.
2.Average age of players

28.26yrs

The average age of football players in the UEFA league is 25.8. The average duration of a footballer's playing career is eight years.
3.Team size

23

The total number of team players, including substitutes.

Titles

1.World Cup titles won

0

The number FIFA World Cup titles the team won. Started in 1930, the World Cup takes place every four years and reunites 32 teams out of 211 teams which compete in the qualifying tournaments.

Results

1.World Cup: matches won

3

The total number of matches the team won in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: matches lost

2

The total number of matches the team lost in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: matches finished in a draw

0

The total number of matches the team finished in a draw in the World Cup.

Overall performance

1.World Cup: goals scored

11

The total number of goals the team scored in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: goals received

7

The total number of goals the team received in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: shots on target

18

The total number of shots on target (directly at the goal) for all the matches played in the World Cup.
4.World Cup: corner kicks

26

The total number of corner kicks the team was awarded during the matches played in the World Cup.
5.World Cup: offside offences

7

The total number of offside offences committed by the players of the team during the World Cup matches played.
6.World Cup: fouls committed

93

The total number of fouls the players of the team committed during the matches played in the World Cup.

Performance per game

1.World Cup: average number of fouls per match

18.6

The average number of fouls per match committed by the players of the team during the World Cup competition.
2.World Cup: average number of shots per match

7

The average number of shots per match in the World Cup competition.
3.World Cup: average number of shots on target per match

3.6

The average number of shots on target (directly at the goal) per match in the World Cup competition.
4.World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match

5.2

The average number of corner kicks per match the team was awarded in the World Cup competition.

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