UEFA European 2020 qualifiers: Russia defeats Cyprus, Armenia beats Greece
The Russian national football team has defeated Cyprus 1:0 in a home qualifying match for UEFA European Championship 2020, which was held in Nizhny Novgorod.
The only goal in the match was delivered by Alexey Ionov (38th minute). This is Ionov's first goal for the Russian national team in official matches.
In addition, the Armenian national football team was hosted by Greece in the fourth round of the Group J qualifiers for the UEFA Euro 2020 final tournament yesterday, and they defeated their hosts 3-2 in Athens.
As a result, Armenia climbed to third spot in this group with 6 points. Russia is currently in the second place in the Group I standings with nine points.