Malta v Russia, 24 March 2021

Score3-1 to Russia
RefereePeter Kjaesgaard-Andersen
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group H
VenueNational Stadium, Ta'Qali
Kick-off: 8.45pm local Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions.

1  Malta

Manager: Devis Mangia

3  Russia

Manager: Stanislav Cherchesov

Goals:

Joseph Mbong 56 G

Goals:

Artem Dzyuba 23 G
Mário Fernandes 35 G
Aleksandr Sobolev 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Henry Bonello
Defender Andrei Agius (captain)
Defender Steve Borg
Defender/Midfielder Ryan Camenzuli
Defender/Midfielder Kurt Shaw
Midfielder Matthew Guillaumier
Midfielder Bjorn Kristensen
Midfielder Teddy Teuma
Midfielder/Forward Joseph Mbong
Forward Luke Montebello

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Anton Shunin
Defender Georgi Dzhikiya
Defender Mário Fernandes
Defender Andrei Semenov
Defender/Midfielder Daler Kuzyaev
Midfielder Ilzat Akhmetov
Midfielder Daniil Fomin
Midfielder Aleksandr Golovin
Midfielder Aleksei Ionov
Forward Artem Dzyuba (captain)

Substitutions:

Paul Mbong for Jurgen Degabriele 46
Alexander Satariano for Luke Montebello 46
Stephen Pisani for Bjorn Kristensen 74
Juan Corbalan for Ryan Camenzuli 86
Kyrian Nwoko for Andrei Agius 88

Substitutions:

Aleksei Miranchuk for Daniil Fomin 57
Rifat Zhemaletdinov for Aleksei Ionov 57
Andrei Mostovoy for Daler Kuzyaev 78
Aleksandr Sobolev for Artem Dzyuba 83

Cards:

Juan Corbalan 90 Y

Cards:

Rifat Zhemaletdinov 62 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Matthew Cremona
Goalkeeper Jake Galea
Defender Karl Micallef
Defender Enrico Pepe
Defender/Midfielder Zach Muscat
Midfielder Juan Corbalan
Midfielder Jake Grech
Midfielder Kyrian Nwoko
Midfielder/Forward Luke Gambin
Midfielder/Forward Stephen Pisani
Forward Paul Mbong

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Yury Dyupin
Goalkeeper Andrey Lunev
Defender Fedor Kudryashov
Defender/Midfielder Roman Neustädter
Defender/Midfielder Igor Smolnikov
Defender/Midfielder Yuri Zhirkov
Midfielder Andrei Mostovoy
Midfielder Maksim Mukhin
Midfielder/Forward Aleksei Miranchuk
Midfielder/Forward Rifat Zhemaletdinov
Forward Anton Zabolotny