Russia defeats Finland in the European Nations
The Russian national team won a valuable victory over its Finnish counterpart in the match that brought them together today, Wednesday, at the “Gazprom” stadium in Petersburg, in the second group of European Nations competitions. The Russian team owes the victory to its star Alexei Miranchuk, who scored the only goal of the match in the second minute of overtime from the age of the first half with a perfect left-footed shot from inside the penalty area. With this victory, the Russian national team achieved its first victory in the current championship after losing its opening match against Belgium by three goals. Russia collected three points, which made it to the second group rank, outperforming Finland in direct confrontations, which fell to third place, and it has three points that it collected from its victory in its first match against Denmark, with a goal in return. The second match in the second round of the group between Belgium and Denmark will be held on Thursday at 19:00 Moscow and Mecca time. The winners and runners-up of each of the six groups will qualify for the Round of 16, in addition to the 4 best third-placed teams. The finals of the European Nations Cup “Euro 2020”, postponed for a whole year due to Corona, will be held between June 11 and next July 11 in 11 European cities for the first time in the history of the competition to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of its launch, which are the cities: “Amsterdam, Baku, Seville, Bucharest.” Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and Petersburg.