2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
3rd in UEFA Nations League
Germany 3-0 Russia: Sane shines for Die Mannschaft (1:17)
Gnabry makes it three for Germany (1:04)
Sule doubles Germany's lead from close range (0:50)
Leroy Sane nets the opener for Germany (0:57)
Low: Muller still has a role to play for Germany (0:43)
Russia 0-0 Sweden: Hosts held in Kaliningrad (1:57)
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Zenit condemn alleged attack by Kokorin

Zenit Saint Petersburg have strongly condemned Aleksandr Kokorin following an alleged attack on a government official in a Moscow cafe.

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66dReuters

WC final protester in hospital amid poison claim

One of the 2018 World Cup final pitch invaders is in hospital, members of his protest group have claimed while suggesting he may have been poisoned.

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Russia's Cheryshev cleared in doping probe

Cheryshev, who scored four goals in Russia's surprise run to the World Cup quarterfinals, has denied ever taking a banned substance.

Russia 5-1 Czech Republic: Goals galore for Russia (3:23)
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Akinfeev rested for Nations League opener

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov has rested his goalkeeper for the team's first matches since reaching the World Cup quarterfinals.

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124dNick Ames, ESPN.com writer

Russia faces up to its future

Now the FIFA circus has left town, what is next for the 2018 hosts? On and off the pitch, Russia can learn from the events of the last five weeks.