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World cup host Russia narrowly in practice duel with Austria

Russia has in the run-up to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next month in their own country a practice game against Austria is lost. The duel in Innsbruck ended in 1-0.

Alessandro Schöpf signed already after 28 minutes for the only hit of the contest, the Tivoli Stadium Tirol, headed by referee Bas Nijhuis.

For Russia it is the third defeat in a row in a friendly. At the end of march was already lost to France (1-3) and Brazil (0-3), who next month to participate in the world cup.

The host, Russia, on 5 June on home soil against Turkey, the final practice game play, open the global final tournament on 14 June with a match against Saudi Arabia.

The team of head coach Stanislav Cherchesov in group A also on with Egypt and Uruguay.

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