FIFA Confederations World Cup 2017: Russia will face New Zealand on Saturday in the first game of the Confederations Cup. The match is going to held today at 11 AM ET at Saint Petersburg Stadium. There are two groups named Group A and B in which Russia, New Zealand, Portugal, and Mexico on Group A and Australia, Cameroon, Chile, and Germany on Group B. The Russia-New Zealand winner will take an early lead in Group A and Russia faces Portugal on Spartak Stadium on June 21. The match between Mexico and Russia will be played on Kazan Arena on June 24.
In the last five International Friendly matches of Russia they won two matches and lost one match and other two matches end in a draw. In the last five matches of New Zealand, they have won two matches in World Cup Qualifying and lost two matches and another match ends in a draw.
New Zealand is not a much strong team like Russia. Hence today’s match is predicted that Russia will win against New Zealand with the goal of 3-0. People can watch and enjoy the live match Russia vs New Zealand on TV Channels such as FS1 and Telemundo. The match is also live streamed at fuboTV and Fox Sports GO.
Russia vs New Zealand Playing XIs
Russia Playing XI: 1Igor Akinfeev, 5Viktor Vasin, 6Giorgi Jikia, 13Fyodor Kudryashov, 18Yuri Zhirkov, 19Aleksandr Samedov, 8Denis Glushakov, 17Aleksandr Golovin, 21Alexandr Erokhin, 7Dmitriy Poloz, 9Fedor Smolov
New Zealand Playing XI: 1Stefan Marinovic, 22Andrew Durante, 5Michael Boxall, 20Tommy Smith, 3Deklan Wynne, 18Kip Colvey, 8Michael McGlinchey, 14Ryan Thomas, 7Kosta Barbarouses, 9Chris Wood, 11Marcos Rojas
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