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  1. The Orenburg website is pretty rubbish though, it's still, and then it's rarely updated. However I think this is down to licensing. Gazovik were funded by Gazprom - hence the name, but so are Zenit. When they were promoted, they had to change their name to Orenburg, which why also Orenburg-M is changed, as even the reserve players are registered in the RPL. As Gazovik-2 is more of an affiliate than a genuine part of the club, I would guess they are not affected by this ruling. I will reserve judgement and detail on the players until I have seen the CA/PAs, but just based on scout reports and some attributes there are a couple I think are underrated. Tigiev (Anzhi) Arapov (Ural) Shavaev (Amkar) Djikia (Amkar) Krotov (Ufa) Zaytsev (Amkar) Stotskiy (Ufa) Selikhov (Amkar) This is all based on last season, NOT this season so far. If I was doing that, I'd also have included Gasanov and Musalov from Anzhi.
  2. Maxim Kanunnikov has a £2.6m buy back clause to Zenit, but Rubin purchased him from Amkar Perm, so I'm not sure that this clause really exists?
  3. I quite liked Sydorchuk in that terrible Ukraine team. Zinchenko is a guy I've watched for the past year and he showed his class when he started vs Poland. Be interesting to see where he ends up this summer.
  4. worst game by a mile so far.
  5. Literally the exact same starting XI and subs used by Russia (although they replaced different players).
  6. Smolnikov definitely caught out for first, and then he and Ignashevich both sold by the cut inside. 2nd was just poor marking/closing in general. Cracking finish though. Sigurdsson could learn a thing or two from that.
  7. rip Russia. Not watching but heard that Smolnikov and the CB's at fault for both goals?
  8. That's normal for ****skiy to rock. He also pulls his trousers up a lot.
  9. Slovakia were being exposed on the wings vs Wales so I'd have played a proper winger in Samedov and moved Kokorin behind Dzyuba, with Shatov playing left. Durica and Hubocan both played in RPL for a while now, Skrtel was of course there at one stage also. They Russian attackers should hopefully be familiar with how to beat them.
  10. Russia: Akinfeev, Smolnikov, Schennikov, Ignashevich, V. Berezutski, Neustädter, Golovin, Kokorin, Shatov, Smolov, Dzyuba Slovakia: Kozáčik, Pekarík, Škrtel, Ďurica, Hubočan, Pečovský, Kucka, Hamšík, Mak, Weiss, Duda Looks like Duda and Pecovsky are changes for Slovakia? Russia unchanged.
  11. His last one is proper sarcy. "Hooray! As it turned out, found who is at fault! Not the British Not the police Not Russian fans Russian journalists-provocateurs!"
  12. Bit of tension surrounding this one. Russia apparently using the same team that played vs England which is disappointing. Golovin should have been benched. Also just read that the main entrance of stadium has been closed due to suspect package?
  13. Not trying to goad them but just catch them in the act. Like I said, the Russians feel the press coverage is unfair so they're trying to "balance it out". One of them is the deputy editor in chief of one of Russia' biggest sports dailies, Sport Express ( @dmitriy_f1re is his Twitter.
  14. Wait until Russia2018. The domestic games pan to women in the crowd at any opportunity, so the World Cup will be a feast compared to this.
  15. Russian media is pushing a video about which shows English fans taunting local homeless kids by throwing pennies and having them scrap over them. The Russians are obviously angry that the English fans aren't being reported negatively as well.