Gia Saralidze: match between Russia and Azerbaijan to offer good football
This Wednesday, Baku will host a qualifying World Cup match between the national teams of Russia and Azerbaijan. As previously reported by Vestnik Kavkaza, the Russian football team has already arrived in the capital of Azerbaijan. Sports columnist Gia Saralidze spoke about the possible results of the match.
Saralidze stressed that the meeting in Baku will have a great impact on the Russian team. Even a draw would be enough for the team of Fabio Capello to go through the World Cup in Brazil. The task of the Russian national team is to play effectively and well, but calmly, Saralidze said.
Saralidze also said that matches between teams from ex-Soviet countries are "always special." He highlighted the excellent emotional level of the Azerbaijani national team and promised a full stadium during the game.
Saralidze also commented on the strength of the Azerbaijani team.
In conclusion, Saralidze said that he expects to see a high-quality football game.