Soccer-Russia tops World Cup group with 3-1 win over Israel (Reuters)

ST PETERSBURG, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Russia beat Israel 3-1 to overtake Portugal at the top of World Cup qualifying Group F on Tuesday and move a step closer to the finals with their fate in their own hands. Two goals in two minutes settled the game with Vasili Berezutskiy making the breakthrough in the 50th minute and Alexander Kokorin doubling the lead in the 52nd minute. Denis Glushakov made it 3-0 16 minutes from time before Eran Zehavi scored a consolation for Israel in stoppage time. …

You must be logged in to post a comment Login