Preview: Slovakia vs. Russia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Tuesday's World Cup qualification clash between Slovakia and Russia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 28, 14:30
Preview: Russia vs. Slovenia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Saturday's World Cup Qualifying - Europe clash between Russia and Slovenia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 25, 13:00
Preview: Malta vs. Russia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's World Cup Qualifying - Europe clash between Malta and Russia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Mar 22, 20:16
Preview: Lazio vs. Zenit St Petersburg - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League clash between Lazio and Zenit St Petersburg, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Nov 22, 12:46
Preview: Serbia vs. Russia – prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's Nations League clash between Serbia and Russia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Nov 16, 19:26
Preview: Turkey vs. Russia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Sunday's Nations League clash between Turkey and Russia, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Nov 13, 15:00
Preview: Russia vs. Hungary - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's UEFA Nations League clash between Russia and Hungary, including team news and predicted lineups.
Oct 12, 12:58
Preview: Russia vs. Turkey - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Sunday's UEFA Nations League clash between Russia and Turkey, including team news and predicted lineups.
Oct 9, 09:19
Preview: Hungary vs. Russia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Sunday's UEFA Nations League fixture between Hungary and Russia, including team news and injury news.
Sep 4, 16:15
Preview: Russia vs. Serbia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Thursday's UEFA Nations League fixture between Russia and Serbia, including team news and injury news.
Sep 1, 12:15
Which host nations can benefit at Euro 2020?As many as 12 different cities will host matches at Euro 2020 next summer, but which nations are in line to benefit from the new system introduced by UEFA?
Oct 30, 20:20
Scotland boss Clarke determined to address possession problemsClarke's team soon face another tough test against Belgium on Monday.
Sep 6, 23:04
Low unfazed by threat of Nations League relegationGermany could be left with nothing to play for if Holland beat France on Friday.
Nov 14, 17:59
Stanislav Cherchesov to stay on as Russia managerRussia manager Stanislav Cherchesov and his coaching team are to stay on for at least two more years after agreeing fresh terms.
Jul 27, 18:44
Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'The country is in love with us'Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov says that his players earned the love and respect of the Russian public at the World Cup.
Jul 8, 09:18
Live Commentary: Russia 2-2 Croatia (3-4 on pens) - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Croatia's penalty-shootout win against Russia, as the Vatreni held their nerve to reach the World Cup semis.
Jul 7, 17:59
Result: Russia defeat Spain on penalties at World CupRussia are through to the World Cup quarter-finals courtesy of a penalty-shootout victory over Spain after Sunday's fixture in Moscow had ended in a 1-1 draw.
Jul 1, 17:45
Live Commentary: Spain 1-1 Russia (3-4 on penalties) - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage as Russia progress through to the World Cup quarter-finals courtesy of a penalty-shootout win over Spain.
Jul 1, 14:00
Stanislav Cherchesov: 'I can become a god by beating Spain'Stanislav Cherchesov insists that "anyone can be God if he tries to" as he attempts to pull off a major shock when Russia take on Spain.
Jun 30, 16:45
Russia boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'We are prepared for knockout phase'Russia manager Stanislav Cherchesov insists that his players will be ready for the knockout phase of the World Cup.
Jun 25, 17:45
Result: Uruguay beat 10-man Russia to top Group AUruguay seal top spot in World Cup Group A with a 3-0 win over 10-man Russia at the Samara Arena, with both Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani on the scoresheet.
Jun 25, 16:54
Live Commentary: Uruguay 3-0 Russia - as it happenedRelive how Uruguay secured top spot in World Cup Group A with a 3-0 win over hosts Russia, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Samara Arena.
Jun 25, 14:00
Team News: Uruguay make four changes for Group A clash with RussiaUruguay make four changes to their starting lineup for this afternoon's Group A showdown with Russia, while the tournament hosts bring in three new faces.
Jun 25, 13:54
Result: Russia beat Egypt 3-1 to close in on qualification from Group ARussia produce an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in Group A of the 2018 World Cup at the St Petersburg Stadium to move closer to qualifying for the next round.
Jun 19, 20:52
Team News: Mohamed Salah named in Egypt's starting lineup to face RussiaMohamed Salah is named in Egypt's starting lineup for this evening's Group A clash against Russia, while the home side make two changes from their last outing.
Jun 19, 18:01
Live Commentary: Russia 3-1 Egypt - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's coverage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia as the hosts beat Egypt 3-1 in the second round of fixtures in Group A.
Jun 19, 18:00
Stanislav Cherchesov: 'Russia ready to stop Egypt star Mohamed Salah'Russia head coach Stanislav Cherchesov insists that his players are "ready to stop" Egypt talisman Mohamed Salah when the two sides lock horns in the World Cup.
Jun 18, 20:17
Denis Cheryshev delighted after Saudi Arabia braceRussia winger Denis Cheryshev says that he is delighted after netting twice in the hosts' 5-0 defeat of Saudi Arabia.
Jun 15, 11:46
Stanislav Cherchesov: 'Russia need to move on'Russia manager Stanislav Cherchesov says that his side need to "forget" Thursday afternoon's thrashing of Saudi Arabia ahead of their next Group A tie with Egypt.
Jun 15, 10:51
Result: Hosts Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in World Cup openerHosts Russia run riot in the opening match of the 2018 World Cup, thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Jun 14, 17:59
Team News: Sergei Ignashevich given start by RussiaVeteran defender Sergei Ignashevich is named in Russia's starting lineup for their World Cup opener with Saudi Arabia.
Jun 14, 15:04
Live Commentary: Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia - as it happenedRelive Russia's memorable 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia as the host nation get their 2018 World Cup campaign off to a dream start.
Jun 14, 15:00
Preview: Russia vs. Saudi Arabia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the opening game of the 2018 World Cup as hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in Moscow.
Jun 12, 20:48
World Cup preview: RussiaAhead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the host nation's chances of success at their own tournament.
Jun 7, 10:11
Live Commentary: Russia 1-1 Turkey - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Russia's friendly with Turkey, as Yunus Malli came off the bench to earn the visitors a 1-1 draw in Moscow.
Jun 5, 16:30
Russia put faith in domestic players for home World CupRussia name a largely domestic-based squad for the World Cup this summer, with just two of their 23 players playing outside of the tournament's host nation.
Jun 3, 15:34
Live Commentary: Austria 1-0 Russia - as it happenedRelive Austria's 1-0 win over Russia as the World Cups hosts fall to a third consecutive defeat just 15 days before the start of the tournament.
May 30, 18:45
Live Commentary: Russia 0-3 Brazil - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Brazil's 3-0 win over Russia, as the Selecao produced an improved second-half display to come out on top.
Mar 23, 15:00
Team News: Christian Benteke leads line for BelgiumChristian Benteke will lead the Belgium line in their international friendly away to Russia on Tuesday night.
Mar 28, 16:23
Russia appoint Stanislav Cherchesov as head coach until 2018Russia appoint former national goalkeeper and Legia Warsaw boss Stanislav Cherchesov as the country's new head coach until after the 2018 World Cup.
Aug 11, 16:45
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