Result: Croatia end Russia's run on pens to reach World Cup semi-finalsCroatia beat Russia 4-3 on penalties at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, following a 2-2 draw after extra time, to reach the World Cup semi-finals.
Jul 7, 21:54
Team News: Russia recall Denis Cheryshev against CroatiaRussia recall Denis Cheryshev for their World Cup quarter-final clash with Croatia.
Jul 7, 17:51
Team News: Spain drop Andres Iniesta for last-16 clash with RussiaSpain drop veteran midfielder Andres Iniesta for their World Cup last-16 clash with hosts Russia.
Jul 1, 13:53
Preview: Spain vs. Russia - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup last-16 clash between Spain and Russia.
Jun 29, 11:30
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
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
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
Result: Russia held by Turkey in final pre-World Cup friendlyAleksandr Samedov's strike is cancelled out by Yunus Malli as Russia are held to a 1-1 draw by Turkey in their final pre-World Cup friendly.
Jun 5, 18:55
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
Result: Russia hold Spain in six-goal friendly internationalRussia and Spain play out a thrilling 3-3 goal in their World Cup warm-up friendly.
Nov 14, 21:12
Result: Benfica sneak past Zenit St Petersburg to reach Champions League quarter-finalsNicolas Gaitan's late goal helps Benfica to a 3-1 aggregate victory over Zenit St Petersburg in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Mar 9, 18:56
Team News: Zenit defender Ezequiel Garay named on bench against former club BenficaZenit's Ezequiel Garay is named on the bench against his former club Benfica for their Champions League last-16 second leg.
Mar 9, 16:06
On This Day: Fernando Torres back on scoring trail with brace against ChelseaOn this day in 2010, Fernando Torres scored twice against Chelsea to continue Liverpool's Premier League resurgence and temporarily end questions over his lack of form.
Nov 7, 06:00
Result: Marc Janko strike guides Austria past RussiaMarc Janko scores the only goal of the game to guide Austria to a 1-0 victory over Russia in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Jun 14, 19:00
On this day: Chelsea put seven past sorry Sunderland at Stamford BridgeOn this day in 2010, Chelsea continue their charge to the Premier League title by thrashing Sunderland 7-2 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 16, 08:10
Europa League roundup: Everton draw at Krasnodar, Napoli beat Slovan BratislavaSports Mole rounds up this evening's early Europa League games.
Oct 2, 20:32
Team News: Marouane Fellaini, Dries Mertens come into Belgium XIMarouane Fellaini, Dries Mertens and Thomas Vermaelen all come into the Belgium XI for their World Cup Group H clash with Russia.
Jun 22, 16:06
Result: Russia come from behind to draw with South KoreaRussia come from behind to rescue a point against South Korea in a 1-1 draw in Cuiaba.
Jun 18, 00:50
Half-Time Report: Russia, South Korea goalless after cagey first periodRussia and South Korea go into the break in Cuiaba with the score level at 0-0.
Jun 17, 23:46
Preview: Russia vs. South KoreaSports Mole runs the rule over the World Cup Group H match between Russia and South Korea in Cuiaba.
Jun 15, 19:05
Live Commentary: Northern Ireland 1-0 Russia - as it happenedRelive Northern Ireland's famous win over Russia in a rearranged World Cup qualifier with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute text commentary.
Aug 14, 19:00
Live Commentary: Brazil 1-1 Russia - as it happenedSports Mole's minute-by-minute commentary of Brazil's 1-1 draw with Russia at Stamford Bridge.
Mar 25, 19:00
Preview: Northern Ireland vs. RussiaSports Mole previews Friday's Group F World Cup qualification clash between Northern Ireland and Russia.
Mar 20, 15:40
Result: Anzhi Makhachkala edge out LiverpoolAnzhi Makhachkala record a 1-0 win over Liverpool courtesy of a Lacinda Traore goal.
Nov 8, 18:54
Half-Time Report: Liverpool trail Anzhi Makhachkala in MoscowLiverpool go into the half-time break on level pegging with Anzhi Makhachkala in Moscow.
Nov 8, 17:50
Team News: Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard start for LiverpoolLiverpool boss Brendan Rodgers hands Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez their first Europa League starts of the season for the visit of Anzhi Makhachkala.
Oct 25, 19:05
Match Analysis: Euro 2012 - Poland 1-1 RussiaSports Mole reviews Poland's Group A match with Russia.
Jun 12, 22:12
Yuri Zhirkov hails Alan Dzagoev impactYuri Zhirkov hails the impact of Russia teammate Alan Dzagoev at Euro 2012.
Jun 9, 07:04
Russian club 'want to sign Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard'Anzhi Makhachkala are reportedly ready to offer Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard lucrative contracts to move to the Russian club.
Sep 18, 12:24
Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to rule out a move to Anzhi MakhachkalaCristiano Ronaldo commits his short-term future to Real Madrid, but refuses to rule out a move to Russia.
Sep 13, 17:33
Yuri Zhirkov leaves Chelsea for Anzhi MakhachkalaYuri Zhirkov leaves Chelsea to join Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala on a four-year deal.
Aug 7, 06:35
Yuri Zhirkov to leave ChelseaChelsea's Yuri Zhirkov is on the verge of a £13m move to Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.
Aug 2, 10:31