Jun 22, 2014 at 5pm UK at ‚ÄčMaracana, Rio de Janeiro
Belgium
1-0
Russia
Origi (88')
Witsel (54'), Alderweireld (73')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Glushakov (38')

Aleksei Kozlov devastated by late defeat against Belgium

Kozlov devastated by defeat
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Aleksei Kozlov admits that it is difficult to draw any positives from Russia's late loss to Belgium at the World Cup.

Russia defender Aleksei Kozlov has admitted that it is difficult to draw any positives from the team's late 1-0 defeat to Belgium at the World Cup.

The Russians saw their hopes of reaching the second round suffer a blow on Sunday as they were beaten with two minutes to play by their fellow Europeans.

Kozlov and his teammates must now beat Algeria in their final group game if they want to book their place in the last 16.

"It's very difficult to draw any positives when you lose like that," Kozlov told FIFA.com.

"We're all disappointed about what happened late on, but we've still got a chance of continuing in the tournament. While that's the case, we can't start thinking about anything else."

Russia face Algeria in their Group H decider on Thursday.

Russia's defender Vasily Berezutsky (R) heads wht ball past Belgium's midfielder Marouane Fellaini during the Group H football match on June 22, 2014
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