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Somehow, out of all the years before i am highly confident of Russia doing good in the World Cup.

Most of the times they are the team to get eliminated but this year i think they will do better than before? who thinks they will do good? :)

What is your opinion? :greed: :greed:
 

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I think they can easilly get to the second round and then it depends in the team they will play against.
 

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There gonna get eaten alive by Sweden or Turkey or even Spain!!! I can smell it!
 

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Kappa18 said:
There gonna get eaten alive by Sweden or Turkey or even Spain!!! I can smell it!
I think Turkey, Sweden and Russia are about the same level but Russia are inconsistent so it's depends what day Russia gonna have.

On a good day Russia can be in the last 8.
 

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Russia Name Squad For World Cup Warm Up Tournament
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05/13/2002. Russia's national coach Oleg Romantsev has named announced a 27-strong squad for the LG Cup where they will play Belarus on Friday and the winners of Yugoslavia and Ukraine on Sunday.

Goalkeeper: Ruslan Nigmatullin (Verona, Italy), Aleksandes Filimonov (Uralan), Vyacheslav Cherchesov (Tirol, Austria).

Defenders: Viktor Onopko (Oviedo, Spain), Dmitry Sennikov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Yury Nikiforov (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands), Igor Chugainov (Uralan), Yury Kovtun (Spartak Moscow), Alexei Smertin (Bordeaux, France), Omari Tetradze (Alania Vladikavkaz), Vyacheslav Dayev (CSKA Moscow), Andrey Solomatin (CSKA Moscow).

Midfielders: Yegor Titov (Spartak Moscow), Marat Izmailov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Dmitry Khohlov (Real Sociedad, Spain), Valery Karpin, Alexander Mostovoi (both Celta Vigo, Spain), Dmitry Alenichev (FC Porto, Portugal), Sergei Semak (CSKA Moscow), Semshov (Torpedo Moscow), Arshavin (Zenit).

Forwards: Vladimir Beschastnykh, Dmitry Sychov (both Spartak Moscow), Alexander Panov (Dinamo Mockow), Pimenov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Kerzhakov (Zenit), Laktionov (Suvon, Korea Republic).

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Carson35 said:
Russia Name Squad For World Cup Warm Up Tournament
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05/13/2002. Russia's national coach Oleg Romantsev has named announced a 27-strong squad for the LG Cup where they will play Belarus on Friday and the winners of Yugoslavia and Ukraine on Sunday.

Goalkeeper: Ruslan Nigmatullin (Verona, Italy), Aleksandes Filimonov (Uralan), Vyacheslav Cherchesov (Tirol, Austria).

Defenders: Viktor Onopko (Oviedo, Spain), Dmitry Sennikov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Yury Nikiforov (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands), Igor Chugainov (Uralan), Yury Kovtun (Spartak Moscow), Alexei Smertin (Bordeaux, France), Omari Tetradze (Alania Vladikavkaz), Vyacheslav Dayev (CSKA Moscow), Andrey Solomatin (CSKA Moscow).

Midfielders: Yegor Titov (Spartak Moscow), Marat Izmailov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Dmitry Khohlov (Real Sociedad, Spain), Valery Karpin, Alexander Mostovoi (both Celta Vigo, Spain), Dmitry Alenichev (FC Porto, Portugal), Sergei Semak (CSKA Moscow), Semshov (Torpedo Moscow), Arshavin (Zenit).

Forwards: Vladimir Beschastnykh, Dmitry Sychov (both Spartak Moscow), Alexander Panov (Dinamo Mockow), Pimenov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Kerzhakov (Zenit), Laktionov (Suvon, Korea Republic).

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To bad Guseyv didn't make the squad.

Russia have better squad then the other teams i think the gonna win their group.
 

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If Russia had better strikers, much would be possible. So, with its great defence and its very good midfield, I guess Russia can reach the quarter finals.
At least I hope so!:)
 

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Russia will make the quarter finals I'm predicting. They will finish top of Group H, and will probably then face Turkey in the second round. It will be tough but they will probably win on penalties or something. They will lose in the quarter finals against Argentina.
 
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