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Euro 2020: Russia takes a lead over Finland in an exciting first half

Russia beat Finland with a goal in the first half of the match between the two teams this afternoon, Wednesday, in the second round of the group stage of the European Nations Cup "Euro 2020", at the "Gazprom Arena".

The goal for Russia, Miranchuk, scored in the 47th minute of the first half wasted time, with a shot in the far right corner of the Finland goalkeeper.

The first half witnessed intense attempts by the two teams to score the goal of progress, but Russia excelled in the last quarter of an hour of the first half.

Pohanpalo of Finland scored the goal for his country, in the 4th minute, but it was canceled due to offside.

Ozdoev, the Russian player, missed a confirmed goal for Russia in the 10th minute, after he hit the ball over Finland's goal, and Artem Dzyuba hit the post in the 12th minute before it was counted as an offside at the end.

And in the 21st minute, Igor Deviev saved the Russian team from a certain goal, almost putting Finland in the lead.

And in the 37th minute, Finland defender Aronin saved his country from a confirmed goal and kept the ball away from the goal and injured Kraviev, the Russian player.

The Russian team continued the intense attack on Finland, until Miranchuk received a ball inside the penalty area, to score the goal in favor of the Russian bear in the 47th minute.

The Russian national team started the match with a formation consisting of:

Safonov in goal, then Dzhikia, Barinov, Davyev, Roman Zubnin, Ozdoev, Mario Fernandez, Daler Kozyev, Alexander Golovin, Alexey Miranchuk, Artem Dzyuba.

Finland's formation is represented by:

Lukas Hradecky in goal, then Jona Tovio, Paulos, Daniel, Jukka, Robin Lodd, Rasmus Schuller, Glan Kamara, Jier Ironen, Joel Pohianbalu, Pukki.

Russia had lost to Belgium 0-3 in the first round of Group B of the European Nations Cup "Euro 2020", while Finland beat Denmark 1-0 in the same round.

Belgium is at the top of Group B of the European Nations Cup "Euro 2020", with 3 points and a goal difference from runner-up Finland, while Denmark is third and Russia is fourth without a balance of points.