Russia v Malta, 07 September 2021

Score2-0 to Russia
Referee Ali Palabiyik
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group H
VenueOtkrytie Arena, Moscow
Attendance10,508
Kick-off: 9.45pm local

2  Russia

Manager: Valerii Karpin

0  Malta

Manager: Devis Mangia

Goals:

Fedor Smolov 10 G
Zelimkhan Bakaev penalty 84 P

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Guilherme
Defender Igor Diveev
Defender/Midfielder Daler Kuzyaev
Defender/Midfielder Maksim Osipenko
Midfielder Dmitry Barinov
Midfielder Aleksandr Erokhin
Midfielder Aleksei Ionov
Midfielder Arsen Zakharyan
Midfielder/Forward Aleksei Miranchuk
Forward Fedor Smolov (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Henry Bonello
Defender Andrei Agius (captain)
Defender Steve Borg
Defender/Midfielder Cain Attard
Defender/Midfielder Ryan Camenzuli
Defender/Midfielder Zach Muscat
Midfielder Teddy Teuma
Midfielder/Forward Joseph Mbong
Midfielder/Forward Stephen Pisani
Forward Paul Mbong
Forward Luke Montebello

Substitutions:

Zelimkhan Bakaev for Arsen Zakharyan 46
Roman Zobnin for Aleksandr Erokhin 46
Ilya Samoshnikov for Aleksei Miranchuk 58
Anton Zabolotny for Fedor Smolov 71
Rifat Zhemaletdinov for Aleksei Ionov 79

Substitutions:

Tristan Caruana for Stephen Pisani 66
Alexander Satariano for Luke Montebello 66
Shaun Dimech for Cain Attard 75
Nikolai Muscat for Teddy Teuma 86
Kurt Shaw for Andrei Agius 86

Cards:

Aleksei Miranchuk 50 Y

Cards:

Steve Borg 68 Y
Ryan Camenzuli 83 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Andrey Lunev
Defender Georgi Dzhikiya
Defender/Midfielder Ilya Samoshnikov
Midfielder Zelimkhan Bakaev
Midfielder Denis Cheryshev
Midfielder Maksim Mukhin
Midfielder Roman Zobnin
Midfielder/Forward Aleksei Sutormin
Midfielder/Forward Konstantin Tyukavin
Midfielder/Forward Rifat Zhemaletdinov
Forward Anton Zabolotny

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jake Galea
Goalkeeper Matthew Grech
Defender Karl Micallef
Defender/Midfielder Kurt Shaw
Defender/Midfielder Dexter Xuereb
Midfielder Tristan Caruana
Midfielder Juan Corbalan
Midfielder Jake Grech
Midfielder Nikolai Muscat
Midfielder Yannick Yankam
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Dimech