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UPDATED: 15. JUN 2016, AT 16:52

Slovakia wins its second EURO 2016 match against Russia

The Slovak national football team won its first points at the EURO 2016 championship in France, overcoming Russia 2:1.

(Source: SITA)

Slovak goals were scored by Vladimír Weiss Jr and Marek Hamšík. Denis Glushakov scored for Russia.

Slovakia has already lost a match against Wales, but thanks to victory over Russia it currently has 3 points in the group matches phase.

Slovakia ranks 24th position in the FIFA World Rankings, while Russia ranks 29th.

Slovaks are playing in group B with Wales, Russia and England. After suffering a loss against Wales, the country currently has 0 points in the group matches phase.

There are altogether six groups with four teams, of whom the top two and the four best third-placed teams will advance to the round of 16 when it becomes a knockout competition.

Programme of the group matches - Group B:

June 11 (Sat) 18:00, Slovakia - Wales (1:2)

June 15 (Wed) 15:00, Slovakia – Russia 2:1

June 20 (Mon) 21:00, Slovakia - England

Game Summary: Slovakia - Russia 2:1 (2:0); Scorers: WEISS Vladimír, Jr (32.), HAMŠÍK Marek (45.) – GLUSHAKOV Denis (80.)

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Topic: Football


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