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Russia Team Squad For Fifa World Cup 2022- Being the Hosts, as per FIFA rules Russia qualified automatically for upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 and became the first team to enter in World Cup 2022. Russia also hosted the FIFA Confederations Cup and proved that Russia is ready for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 event which they have to host. Being the hosts, they are awarded an A1 spot in the draw. Russia will hold the honors to kick off the proceedings on the day. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to start on 14th June 2022 while final will be held on 15th July.

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Russia Team Past History, Previous Appearance & Best Results

This will be the fourth time Russia will be part of FIFA World Cup event. Previously, Russia qualified for FIFA World Cup in 1994, 2002 and 2014. But results are not that good. Team Russia knocked out in group stages and couldn’t qualified for top 16 on previous occasions. Till now, most successful run for Russia in FIFA events was EURO 2008 where they reached semi-finals but lost to Spain 3-0.

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position
1930–90 As  Soviet Union
The United States 1994 Group stage 18th
France 1998 Did not qualify
Japan South Korea 2002 Group stage 22nd
Germany 2006 Did not qualify
South Africa 2010
Brazil 2014 Group stage 24th
Russia 2018 Qualified as hosts Qualified as hosts
Qatar 2022 To be determined TBD

Russia Team Captain, Coach & Technical Staff

Behind every successful team, there is a hard-working, dedicated and strong support staff who works every time, day and night with players. Some teams have dedicated coaches for each and every department. Here is the list of names of Coach, Captain & Technical staff.

Name Position Country
Stanislav Cherchesov Manager Russia Russia
Miroslav Romaschenko Assistant coach Belarus Belarus
Gintaras Staučė Goalkeeping coach Lithuania Lithuania
Vladimir Panikov Fitness coach Russia Russia
Igor Akinfeev Captain

Russia Schedule, Upcoming Matches in FIFA World Cup 2022 – Buy Brazil Match Tickets

Hosts Russia, Currently ranked 62 in the world, are placed A1 in the draw. They will play the opening match at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow. The rest of the slots like A2, A3 are yet to be announced. So we will have to wait till the draws get done. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Draws are scheduled to be held on 1st December 2017. So stay tuned to the blog as we will update the schedule here on this blog.

Russia Team Logo

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Well as the host nation Team Russia will enjoy lots of cheer from Home Crowd. Their merchandises will surely get high demand during the World Cup matches.

Russia Team Jersey Buy OnlineHow to Watch FIFA WC 2022 Live Streaming, Telecast Online in Russia?

There was a huge controversy over the broadcasting rights in Russia. FIFA was asking for 200 percent more fees than FIFA World Cup 2014 which was not acceptable by the Hosts. So Broadcasters refused to sign any contract with the FIFA. But now the issue has been resolved and Russia has bagged the rights. But due to these issues, Russian Fans are confused where to watch and how to watch live matches. For all these confused football fans here is the answer. Match TV of Russia will live stream FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Stream in Russia. So all Russian people need to tune to Match TV for a live stream of FIFA WC 2018.

Россия Поклонники наслаждаются кубком мира Fifa в прямом эфире на Первом канале, VGTRK, канале Match TV.

List of Official Websites Who Offer Live Stream for World Cup 2022 Matches

A range of languages and regions have secured the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup.

Country Channel / Website Language
United Kingdom BBCITV English
France TF1beIN Sports French
Germany ARD, ZDF German
Mexico Televisa, TV Azteca, SKY Mexico Spanish
The Netherlands NOS Dutch
Russia Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV Russian
Spain Mediaset España Spanish
United States FOX, Telemundo English + Spanish
Caribbean DirecTV Multiple Audio Tracks
Indian Territories Sony Picture Networks English + Hindi
Middle East beIN Sports Various
Sub-Saharan Africa Kwesé Sports, SuperSport, StarTimes, Canal+ Various
Israel KAN Hebrew + * Arabic
Brazil Globo, SporTV, Fox Sports Portuguese
Italy Mediaset Italian
China CCTV Chinese
Canada CTV, RDS, TSN English
Uruguay Monte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV Spanish
Australia SBS, Optus Sport English

Russia World Cup Squad 2022

We are making a predicted lineup of Russia for 2022 World Cup. The final squad will be updated right after getting the official confirmation from Russia team management.

S.NO. Player Club
1  Matvey Safonov FC Krasnodar
2 Nikita Haikin Bodø/Glimt
3 Guilherme FC Lokomotiv Moscow
4  Georgiy Dzhikiya FC Spartak Moscow
5  Igor Diveev PFC CSKA Moscow
6  Dmitri Chistyakov FC Zenit
7  Maksim Osipenko FC Rostov
8  Fedor Kudryashov Antalyaspor
9 Danil Krugovoy FC Zenit
10 Vyacheslav Karavaev FC Zenit
11  Dmitri Barinov FC Lokomotiv Moscow
12 Daniil Fomin FC Dynamo Moscow
13  Danil Glebov FC Rostov
14  Arsen Zakharyan FC Dynamo Moscow
15 Roman Zobnin FC Spartak Moscow
16 Daler Kuzyaev FC Zenit
17  Aleksandr Golovin Monaco
18  Aleksey Miranchuk Atalanta B.C.
19  Ilzat Akhmetov PFC CSKA Moscow
20 Aleksandr Erokhin FC Zenit
21  Andrey Mostovoy FC Zenit
22  Zelimkhan Bakaev FC Spartak Moscow
23 Aleksey Sutormin FC Zenit
24 Aleksey Ionov FC Krasnodar
25  Ivan Sergeev FC Zenit
26 Anton Zabolotnyi PFC CSKA Moscow


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