Russia recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Scotland 2-1 away in their Euro 2020 Group I qualifier on Friday.
John McGinn raised Scottish hopes by knocking in a loose ball for his first international goal after 11 minutes but Russia fought their way back into the game and Artem Dzyuba equalised five minutes before halftime.
Scotland repeatedly lost possession and were made to pay in the 59th minute when another pass was intercepted, Aleksandr Golovin sped away and cut the ball back into...
Two Russian national team football players were granted parole on Friday after serving part of their prison sentences for a series of brawls.
Zenit St. Petersburg forward Alexander Kokorin and FC Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev were arrested last October after being accused of two attacks -- one against a man in a Moscow hotel parking lot and another on a senior trade ministry official and a car designer in a cafe.