At the next football game Russia 2018 World Cup, the Russian team will face on their second match the selection of Egypt as a member of group A, where the Saudi and Uruguay teams also participate. If we look together that russia is currently ranked 65th position of the FIFA ranking, will play against Egypt which is placed in the 46st position on June 19, at the Zenit Arena stadium in St. Petersburg.
Russia vs Egypt World Cup 2018 Match Review
This match will be very interesting and it will be the first time that both volcanoes have played a match in the World Cup. If you want to know more, read our Russia – Egypt for macth review, head to head, prediction score for this match and see who has more chances to qualify.
Russia’s road to the 2018 World Cup
The selection of Russia, for hosting the World Cup in the 2018 edition, achieved the direct pass for the World Cup, as well as for the Confederations Cup of 2017. The Russian squadron was placed at the head of group A, where the selections from Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay participate.
The host’s coach will be Stanislav Cherchesov who won the national team since 2016. Cherchesov, who participated in the FIFA World Cups in USA 1994 and Korea-Japan in 2002, will be in charge of directing the hosts to that have an incomparable participation.
On the court, the Russian team will be under the command of Igor Akinfeev, who has participations in the Euro Cups 2014, 2008, 2012 and 2016 and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The goalkeeper of the club CSKA Moscow will be presented at home as the player with more experience that can relive the glory years of Russian football, clearing any ball that comes close to the three suits.
Russia National Football Team
Head coach: Stanislav Cherchesov
Captain: Igor Akinfeev
Team Players/Line Up/Starting 11/Squad: Miranchuk, Smolov, Zhirkov, Golovin, Dzagoev, Erokhin, Samedov, Kudryashov, Neustdter, Granat and Lunev
FIFA Ranking: 65
The arrival of Egypt to the World Cup of Russia
Egypt arrives in Russia 2018 as leader of group E of the African Football Confederation (CAF), thanks to the goal of Mohamed Salah against the Congo, who without hesitating before the eleven meters made the Egyptian team dream, leading her to participate for the third time in a world cup, the last one being Italy 1990.
The selection of Egypt arrives with the Argentine coach Hector Cúper, who arrives with the experience of European teams like Valencia and Mallorca. The Argentinian who is coach of the national team since 2015, led the Pharaohs to the final of the African Cup of Soccer and revived the World Cup dream after 28 years of absence.
The key figure of the Egyptians will be striker Mohamed Salah, who has gone through European teams such as Chelsea, Fiorentina and Rome. During qualification to Russia 2018, the star of Liverpool, scored the most goals to reach the lead in the standings.
Egypt National Football Team
Head coach: Héctor Cúper
Captain: Essam El Hadary
Egypt Team Players/Line Up/Starting 11/Squad: El Hadary, Gabr, Hegazi, Ahmed Fathy, Elmohamady, Hamed, Elneny, Said, Sobhi, Salah, Mohsen
FIFA Ranking: 46
Russia vs Egypt Head to Head (H2 Results)
If seen in the Match head to head (h2h) between Russia vs Egypt Never before, be it FIFA official match or friendship. Below shows the matches of both teams, Russia tested the match five times and with 3 loses and 2 draws, while Egypt 2 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw from 5 matches.
Russia vs Egypt World Cup 2018 Prediction Score
The predictions of Russia vs Egypt match can be said rather difficult, however Russia will match Egypt in a show to always remember and in a superb football possibility. Predictions are good to go and picks are into position. It is expected that the match will be won by the Russian team with the minimum difference so that they can advance to the next round. It only remains to wait for the ninety minutes to be completed and the final whistle blows to know the result of this decisive encounter. Many people will give hope that this match will be won by Russia, But I do not expect this will not happen, I think the team from Egypt will be able to keep up. So the prediction for this match between russia vs egypt on the day tuesday, june 19 in St Petersburg 7pm will end with a draw score.