23 November 2021, 08:50
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The footballer of Zenit St. Petersburg and the Croatian national team Dejan Lovren spoke about the own goal of the Russian national team player Fyodor Kudryashov, which he scored in the match with the Croats, reports “Match TV”.
“I saw the moment when he held on to a muscle and said something about the injury. After just a minute, this own goal happened. Perhaps he should have fallen into the field. But he behaved like an honest guy, ”Lovren said.
The Russian national team lost to Croatia (0: 1) in the final match of the qualifying stage of the World Cup – 2022. This did not allow our team to directly qualify for the World Cup in Qatar.
Now Valery Karpin’s charges will play in the play-offs. The draw will take place on November 26, 2021. The Russians can meet in the first game with the national team of Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria or North Macedonia. The national team will play their first match at home in March 2022.
Earlier, Zenit and Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, speaking about the victory over the Russian national team in the selection match for the 2022 World Cup, expressed an opinionthat Valery Karpin’s charges chose the wrong tactics.