Russia, Finland Battle For Points To Keep Hopes Alive


Russia and Finland will be desperate for points in Group B of the Euro 2020 at Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg if both teams are to keep hopes alive.

Finland are participating in the Euro for the very first time in their history and their maiden game in this edition was a difficult one, as it was marred by the cardiac arrest suffered by Denmark’s Christian Eriksen.

The Huuhkajat, though, managed to hold their nerve after the resumption of the match to grab a 1-0 win that puts them second in the group, behind Belgium on goal difference.

Russia, on the other hand, are participating in their fifth consecutive European Championships and are coming off the back of a memorable campaign the last time they participated in an international tournament – the FIFA World Cup 2018 at home.

However, Stanislav Cherchesov and co. have not made the best of starts at UEFA Euro 2020, with Belgium grabbing a comprehensive 3-0 win in their opening game.

A positive result on Wednesday is key for…

Source: Complete Sports