In progress for a qualification for the 2022 World Cup with his selection, the attacking midfielder of the Red and White wore the armband this Thursday evening against Cyprus, against whom he delivered an assist.
He is back ! Selected for this international truce in November with Russia, to play two matches in the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, Aleksandr Golovin once again distinguished himself. Designated captain of the “Sbornaïa” by Valeri Karpine, the new boss of the national team, the number 17 of the Red and White shone, like his team, on the occasion of the reception of Cyprus this Thursday evening (6-0 victory). The attacking midfielder trained at CSKA Moscow, thus honored his first cape with the armband around the sleeve.
A 13th assist in the selection
Holder to the left of a mid-three, at the start of this meeting of group H for the Europe zone, Golo’s is offered an assist for the goal of 3-0 in the 56th minute of play. On the action, he shifts Andrey Mostovoy, who will finish alone after a superb slalom in the opponent’s area. Having become an executive and technical leader of Russia, the Monegasque has delivered his 13th caviar in 44 selections (5 goals). Replaced by Roman Zobnin a minute later, Aleksandr Golovin was certainly preserved by his coach, for the group final against Croatia.
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Who scored the most beautiful but of the evening?
1: Andrey Mostovoy 🇷🇺
2: Gerson Rodrigues (returned) 🇱🇺
3: Gerson Rodrigues (collective) 🇱🇺
– THE EVENING TEAM (@lequipedusoir) November 11, 2021
Before a final against Croatia!
Leader of his group for the moment with two points ahead of the teammates of the former Monaco, the Croatian Mario Pasalic, scorer Thursday night against Malta (success 7-1), Russia will need only a draw this Sunday (3 p.m.) to validate his ticket for Qatar. In case of defeat, on the other hand, it will be necessary to go through a barrage lap, to hope for a rally in the 2022 World Cup. Until then, Bravo to Golo ‘for this new assist!
* Photo credits: Russian Federation