Russia, last in the FIFA ranking of the 32 World Cup teams and with the weight of being the host
It is not an easy task for Stanislav Cherchésov, the coach of Russia, a historic player of the national team and also a player who has played in three national teams.
Russia is currently ranked 66th in the FIFA world ranking
Being in this way the worst positioned in this ranking within the 32 that dispute the world
The general rehearsal is the Confederations Cup where the venue generally seeks to make a good paper
Russia joined group A along with Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand
In the debut he faces the All Whites and they win 2 to 0.
In the second match they lose 1-0 to Portugal
In the last date they lose 2 to 1 before Mexico
He did not even pass the group stage
Russia National Team 2018 World Cup Calendar
On June 14 plays against Saudi Arabia in Moscow
On June 19 before Egypt in Saint Petersburg
On June 25 in Samara against Uruguay
South Africa is the only team that organized a World Cup and did not pass the group stage. Uruguay left it out
Image source: The Moscow Times