Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Russia's difficult test in Maribor

Following Saturday's narrow 2-1 victory over Slovenia in Moscow, Russia travels to Maribor for the deciding leg of the playoff tie.

With a trip to the World Cup in South Africa riding on the result, the match has taken an entire new level of tension, particularly after the unnerving conclusion to opening leg.

For full report please visit preeminent Russian daily sports newspaper Sports-Express (Спорт-Экспресс)