In the 9th round of the Group H qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar the Russian national football team defeated Cyprus 6-0 (1-0) in the penultimate as the host in St. Petersburg. Here is a brief recap of World Cup Qualifiers football matches.
In the 4th minute, Russia took the lead with a goal by Jerokhin, and at the beginning of the second half the match was resolved when Russia scored three goals in the 55th to 62nd minute, and the scorers were Molov in the 55th, Mostova in the 56th and Sutormin in the 62nd minute.
Towards the end of the match, in the 82nd minute, the victory was confirmed by Zabolotni and Jerohin with their second goal in the 87th minute. With this match result, Russia reached the effect of 22 points, five more than the other Croatia, and could secure a place in Qatar later tonight in case Croatia does not beat Malta in Ta’Qali in the match that starts at 20.45.
If Croatia defeats Malta, then the winner of the group and the direct traveller to Qatar will be decided by a direct duel between Croatia and Russia, which is scheduled in Split on Sunday at 3 p.m. In that match, a draw will be enough for Russia, while Croatia must win.
World Cup Qualifiers Recap Results:
Armenia 0 – 5 North Macedonia
Azerbaijan 1 – 3 Luxembourg
Georgia 2 – 0 Sweden
Russia 6 – 0 Cyprus