Sunday, June 22, 2008

EURO2008: Russia Defeats Sweden 2-0, Moves to Quarter Finals

Russia defeated Sweden in Innsbruck to gain a quarter-final meeting with the Netherlands in the last eight of Euro 2008. Andrei Arshavin, playing his first game of the tournament after suspension, inspired a superb attacking display. He was part of the attack as Aleksandr Anyukov set up Roman Pavlyuchenko for a close-range goal in the 24th minute. And Arshavin then started and finished a sweeping move to slide home Yuri Zhirkov's pass after 50 minutes of play. Videos of the goals below.




1-0 Roman Pavlyuchenko 24"




2-0 Andrei Arshavin

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