Russia beat Cyprus 5-0 to become 3rd team to reach Euro 2020 main draw

first_imgRussia beat Cyprus 5-0 to become 3rd team to reach Euro 2020 main drawWith this victory, Russia have become the third team to book their place in the Euro 2020 after Belgium and Italy.advertisement Next Asian News International StrovolosOctober 14, 2019UPDATED: October 14, 2019 09:03 IST Reuters PhotoRussia thrashed Cyprus by 5-0 in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers at the GSP Stadium here on Saturday.With this victory, Russia have become the third team to book their place in the Euro 2020 after Belgium and Italy.Russia played aggressively against Cyprus throughout the match and did not take much time to take a one-goal lead. Denis Cheryshev scored the opening goal of the match in the ninth minute.Magomed Ozdoyev then netted a goal in the 22nd minute and Russia had a 2-0 lead after the conclusion of the first half.In the second half as well, Russia maintained their aggressive form and netted three goals. Artem Dzyuba, Aleksandr Golovin and Cheryshev scored one goal each in the second half. Cyprus failed to open their account and faced a massive defeat.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Euro 2020Follow Cyprus vs Russialast_img read more