Russia national under-21 football team

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Russia Under-21s
Nickname(s) ?
Association Russian Football Union
Head coach Nikolai Pisarev
Captain Aleksei Nikitin
Most caps ? (?)
Top scorer ? (?)
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
Luxembourg Luxembourg 0:10 Russia Russia
Biggest defeat
Chile Chile 5:0 Russia Russia
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 1994)
Best result Quarterfinals (1994, 1998)

The Russia national under-21 football team is overseen by the Russian Football Union. The team competes in the European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.

Honours[edit]

CIS Cup

  • Champions – 2012

Coaches[edit]

1992—1993 Boris Ignatyev
1994—1998 Mikhail Gershkovich
1998—1999 Leonid Pakhomov
2000—2001 Valeri Gladilin
2001—2002 Valery Gazzaev
2002—2005 Andrei Chernyshov
2006 Aleksandr Borodyuk, Viktor Losev
2007—2008 Boris Stukalov
2008—2010 Igor Kolyvanov
2010—present Nikolai Pisarev

Commonwealth of Independent States Cup[edit]

UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship Results[edit]

  • 1994: quarterfinalists
  • 1996: third in qualifying group
  • 1998: quarter finals
  • 2000: second in qualifying group, lost in qualification play-off
  • 2002: second in qualifying group
  • 2004: second in qualifying group
  • 2006: second in qualifying group, lost in qualification play-off
  • 2007: lost in qualification play-off
  • 2009: second in qualifying group
  • 2011: second in qualifying group
  • 2013: Group stage

2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 8 6 2 0 26 6 +20 20
 Russia 8 6 1 1 15 8 +7 19
 Slovenia 8 3 2 3 17 10 +7 11
 Bulgaria 8 2 2 4 15 17 –2 8
 Estonia 8 2 2 4 6 14 –8 8
 Andorra 8 0 1 7 1 25 –24 1
  Andorra Bulgaria Denmark Estonia Russia Slovenia
Andorra  0–3 0–2 0–2 0–3 0–5
Bulgaria  3–0 2–3 1–1 3–3 1–5
Denmark  6–0 8–0 2–2
Estonia  1–1 0–1 1–2
Russia  3–1 0–2 1–0 2–1
Slovenia  2–1 2–2 0–1 0–1


Olympic Qualification[edit]

Since 1992 the olympic roster may consist out of under-23 year old players, plus three over the age players.[1]

  • 1996: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2000: Did not qualify. Lost play-off to Slovakia.
  • 2004: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2008: Did not qualify. Lost play-off to Portugal.
  • 2012: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2016: TBA

Olympic Record[edit]

Since 1992 the olympic roster may consist out of under-23 year old players, plus three over the age players.[2]

Host Nation(s) - Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
1896 - 1908 Did not enter
Sweden 1912 Consolation 2 0 0 2 1 18
1920 - 1992 played as Soviet Union
United States 1996 Did not qualify
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016 TBA
Total 1/6 2 0 0 2 1 18

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad called up for the qualifying games on 11 October 2013 against Bulgaria and on 15 October 2013 against Denmark.[3]

Caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2013 after the Bulgarian game.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Yegor Generalov (1993-01-24) 24 January 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow
1GK Artyom Leonov (1994-06-28) 28 June 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Russia Ufa
1GK Ilya Trunin (1992-05-25) 25 May 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Russia Sibir
2DF Andrei Vasilyev (1992-02-11) 11 February 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Russia Dynamo Saint Petersburg
2DF Dmitri Golubev (1992-03-01) 1 March 1992 (age 22) 10 0 Russia Mordovia
2DF Ivan Knyazev (1992-11-05) 5 November 1992 (age 21) 10 0 Russia Torpedo
2DF Aleksei Nikitin (1992-01-27) 27 January 1992 (age 22) 12 0 Russia Amkar
2DF Ilya Zuev (1994-01-25) 25 January 1994 (age 20) 10 0 Russia Zenit
2DF Ilya Kutepov (1993-07-29) 29 July 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Russia Spartak Moscow
2DF Andrei Semyonov (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 22) 7 0 Russia Lokomotiv-2
2DF Sandro Tsveiba (1993-09-05) 5 September 1993 (age 20) 5 1 Hungary Újpest
3MF Roman Yemelyanov (1992-05-08) 8 May 1992 (age 22) 7 0 Russia Rostov
3MF Alexander Kozlov (1993-03-19) 19 March 1993 (age 21) 5 3 Russia Spartak Moscow
3MF Vladimir Obukhov (1992-02-08) 8 February 1992 (age 22) 11 5 Russia Spartak Moscow
3MF Artyom Timofeev (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Russia Spartak Moscow
3MF Igor Lambarschi (1992-11-26) 26 November 1992 (age 21) 9 0 Russia Yenisey
3MF Aleksei Miranchuk (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 18) 3 0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
3MF Pavel Mogilevets (1993-01-25) 25 January 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Russia Rubin
4FW Konstantin Bazelyuk (1993-04-12) 12 April 1993 (age 21) 3 5 Russia CSKA Moscow
4FW Vadim Manzon (1995-12-05) 5 December 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Russia Strogino
4FW Magomed Mitrishev (1992-09-10) 10 September 1992 (age 21) 9 3 Russia Terek
4FW Georgi Nurov (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Russia Ural
4FW Andrei Panyukov (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 19) 13 6 Russia Spartak Nalchik
4FW Pavel Solomatin (1993-04-04) 4 April 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow

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