The meeting, which took place at the Fisht stadium in Sochi, ended with a score of 2: 1 in favor of the Russian team.

All three goals were scored in the first half.

At first, Artyom Dziuba twice managed to hit the opponents' goal from within the penalty area, and a minute after the second goal of the Russian national team, Josip Ilicic played one goal.

Stanislav Cherchesov's team won their second consecutive victory in two World Cup 2022 qualifiers.

The Russians will play their next match on March 30 against the Slovak national team.

The meeting will take place in Trnava.

Earlier it was reported that Dziuba came in third in terms of the number of matches in the status of the captain of the Russian national football team.