Russia the host of the Fifa world cup 2018 hopeful to retain the trophy at home this year. Russia made number of changes to their team line-up and management. Stanislav Cherchesov the new manager of the Russian team looking for the winning results this time at home. Russia is currently at 65th place in (fifa rankings) as of 15 March 2018.
What kind of football squad will selected by the Russian football federation for the mega event. The team of Russia lead as captain by first team goal-keeper (Igor Akinfeev). Aleksandr Golovin, Aleksei Miranchuk and Anton Miranchuk are three top young football players that might made to the squad for world cup 2018. Currently its difficult to describe who will be in the 23 men team squad but before the 4th June we have official Russia team squad and possible line-ups.
|Igor Akinfeev||Goal-Keeper||CSKA Moscow|
|Vladimir Gabulov||Goal-Keeper||Club Brugge|
|Andrey Lunyov||Goal-Keeper||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|Yuri Zhirkov||Defender||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|Dmitri Kombarov||Defender||Spartak Moscow|
|Igor Smolnikov||Defender||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|Fyodor Kudryashov||Defender||Rubin Kazan|
|Vladimir Granat||Defender||Rubin Kazan|
|Andrei Semyonov||Defender||Akhmat Grozny|
|Konstantin Rausch||Defender||Dynamo Moscow|
|Viktor Vasin||Defender||CSKA Moscow|
|Georgi Dzhikiya||Defender||Spartak Moscow|
|Denis Glushakov||Midfielder||Spartak Moscow|
|Alan Dzagoev||Midfielder||CSKA Moscow|
|Aleksandr Samedov||Midfielder||Spartak Moscow|
|Aleksandr Golovin||Midfielder||CSKA Moscow|
|Aleksandr Yerokhin||Midfielder||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|Anton Miranchuk||Midfielder||Lokomotiv Moscow|
|Fyodor Smolov||Forward||Fyodor Smolov|
|Aleksei Miranchuk||Forward||Aleksei Miranchuk|
|Anton Zabolotny||Forward||Anton Zabolotny|
Russia Fixtures for World Cup 2018:
The team of Russia will play the opening match of the world cup 2018 against Saudi Arabia in Group (A). Later they play against Egypt and Uruguay. On 25th June we have the final results from group (A) which team will go through knockout round.
Russia vs Saudi Arabia – 14 June 2018
Russia vs Egypt – 19 June 2018
Uruguay vs Russia – 25 June 2018
The above details you see about the squad currently predicated, official announcement of the Russian team squad come in the last week of May.