Red Devils sparring against world cup host country Russia on 28 march in Sochi

The Red Devils play on Tuesday 28 march at the Fisht stadium in Sochi in a friendly international match against Russia, organizer of the world cup in 2018.

Thomas Meunier, Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens © Belga Image

That announces the Royal Belgian Football association (belgian football association). The Fisht stadium during the world cup in 2018, the backdrop for four group matches, a eighth and a quarter-final.When exactly is kick off, will later be communicated.

Three days before the friendly against Russia, on Saturday, march 25, receives the team of coach Roberto Martinez in world cup qualifying group H Greece in the King baudouin stadium.

In balance

‘It is the tenth confrontation between our Red Devils and Russia (the duels with the Soviet Union included),” according to a press release. In the last mutual duel in the group stage of the 2014 world cup in Brazil – won the Belgians 1-0 thanks to a goal by Divock Origi in the 88th minute. ‘Of the nine races won both in Russia and Belgium, each four. In 1996, there was the only tie (0-0).’

On the FIFA-ranking, Russia is 55th, the Red Devils are on the fifth place.


“The belgian football association is not yet at the height of the number of tickets that will be available for Belgian fans, as ticket prices. Only members of the Fanclub 1895 the contest in Russia to attend. Ticket information for them to follow soon.’ (Belga/KVDA)

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