Russia national under-21 football team

The Russia national under-21 football team is overseen by the Russian Football Union. The team competes in the European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years, and international friendly matches. The team also participates in the qualification for the Olympic Games.

Russia Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Молодежка (Junior)
Молодежная Сборная (Junior Team)
AssociationRussian Football Union
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachMikhail Galaktionov
FIFA codeRUS
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Denmark 2–2 Russia 
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 25 August 1992)
Biggest win
 Luxembourg 0–10 Russia 
(Pétange, Luxembourg; 6 June 2001)
Biggest defeat
 Chile 5–0 Russia 
(Toulon, France; 21 May 2010)
European U-21 Championship
Appearances6 (first in 1980, as Soviet Union)
Best resultWinners (1980, 1990)

HistoryEdit

UEFA U-21 Championship RecordEdit

  • FIFA considers Russia the direct successor to the Soviet Union, and therefore the inheritor to all its records.

  Champions    Runners-up    Third Place    Fourth Place

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
  1978 Did Not Qualify 4 2 1 1 5 1
  1980 Champions 10 7 3 0 16 3
  1982 Semi-finals 8 2 4 2 8 11
  1984 Did Not Qualify 6 2 3 1 8 6
  1986 6 3 0 3 8 8
  1988 6 3 0 3 7 9
  1990 Champions 12 8 3 1 25 11
  1992 Did Not Qualify 6 2 3 1 6 4
  1994 Quarter-Finals 10 6 2 2 25 7
  1996 Did Not Qualify 8 4 1 3 17 6
  1998 Quarter-Finals 9 6 1 2 27 8
  2000 Did Not Qualify 8 6 0 2 17 5
  2002 8 4 3 1 23 9
  2004 8 5 0 3 14 8
  2006 12 6 1 5 25 10
  2007 4 3 0 1 12 6
  2009 8 5 0 3 14 6
  2011 10 7 1 2 22 6
  2013 Group Stage 13 6 3 4 23 17
  2015 Did Not Qualify 10 7 1 2 22 12
  2017 10 2 3 5 15 19
   2019 10 6 1 3 25 13
   2021 Qualified 10 7 2 1 22 4
Total 2 titles 196 109 36 51 386 189
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.

Olympic GamesEdit

Summer Olympic record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA Squad
  1992 Did Not Qualify
  1996
  2000
  2004
  2008
  2012
  2016
  2020
Total - - - - - - - - -

HonoursEdit

CoachesEdit

1992–1993 Boris Ignatyev
1994–1998 Mikhail Gershkovich
1998–1999 Leonid Pakhomov
2000–2001 Valeri Gladilin
2001–2002 Valery Gazzaev
2002–2005 Andrei Chernyshov
2006 Aleksandr Borodyuk, Viktor Losev
2007–2008 Boris Stukalov
2008–2010 Igor Kolyvanov
2010–2015 Nikolai Pisarev
2015 Dmitri Khomukha
2016–2017 Nikolai Pisarev
2017–2018 Yevgeni Bushmanov
2018– Mikhail Galaktionov

Current squadEdit

The following players have been called up to participate in the Under-21 Euro qualifiers against Estonia on 9 October 2020 and against Latvia on 13 October 2020.[1]

The caps and goals are correct after the match against Latvia on 13 October 2020.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Matvei Safonov (1999-02-25) 25 February 1999 (age 21) 10 0   Krasnodar
1GK Aleksandr Maksimenko (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 22) 8 0   Spartak Moscow
1GK Denis Adamov (1998-02-20) 20 February 1998 (age 22) 0 0   Krasnodar-2
2DF Roman Yevgenyev (1999-02-23) 23 February 1999 (age 21) 12 1   Dynamo Moscow
2DF Igor Diveyev (1999-09-27) 27 September 1999 (age 21) 10 3   CSKA Moscow
2DF Nikita Kalugin (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 22) 10 1   Sochi
2DF Artyom Golubev (1999-01-21) 21 January 1999 (age 21) 7 0   Ufa
2DF Danil Krugovoy (1998-05-28) 28 May 1998 (age 22) 6 1   Zenit St. Petersburg
2DF Pavel Maslov (2000-04-14) 14 April 2000 (age 20) 3 0   Spartak Moscow
2DF Nair Tiknizyan (1999-05-12) 12 May 1999 (age 21) 2 0   CSKA Moscow
2DF Aleksei Tatayev (1998-10-08) 8 October 1998 (age 22) 1 0   Mladá Boleslav
3MF Ivan Oblyakov (1998-07-07) 7 July 1998 (age 22) 27 6   CSKA Moscow
3MF Aleksandr Lomovitsky (1998-01-27) 27 January 1998 (age 22) 12 2   Arsenal Tula
3MF Konstantin Kuchayev (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 22) 11 2   CSKA Moscow
3MF Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov (1999-12-16) 16 December 1999 (age 20) 10 3   Krasnodar
3MF Danil Glebov (1999-11-03) 3 November 1999 (age 20) 10 1   Rostov
3MF Daniil Utkin (1999-10-12) 12 October 1999 (age 21) 10 1   Krasnodar
3MF Daniil Lesovoy (1998-01-12) 12 January 1998 (age 22) 7 1   Dynamo Moscow
3MF Stanislav Magkeyev (1999-03-27) 27 March 1999 (age 21) 1 0   Lokomotiv Moscow
3MF Denis Makarov (1998-02-18) 18 February 1998 (age 22) 1 0   Rubin Kazan
3MF Konstantin Maradishvili (2000-02-07) 7 February 2000 (age 20) 0 0   CSKA Moscow
4FW Fyodor Chalov (1998-04-10) 10 April 1998 (age 22) 20 10   CSKA Moscow
4FW Vyacheslav Grulyov (1999-03-23) 23 March 1999 (age 21) 11 3   Dynamo Moscow
4FW Ivan Ignatyev (1999-01-06) 6 January 1999 (age 21) 11 1   Rubin Kazan

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the team within the last 12 months and are still eligible for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Nikolai Rasskazov (1998-01-04) 4 January 1998 (age 22) 18 1   Arsenal Tula v.   Poland, 8 September 2020
DF Danil Stepanov (2000-01-25) 25 January 2000 (age 20) 2 0   Rotor Volgograd v.   Poland, 8 September 2020
DF Mikhail Lysov (1998-01-29) 29 January 1998 (age 22) 12 0   Lokomotiv Moscow v.   Serbia, 19 November 2019
DF Nikita Kakkoyev (1999-08-22) 22 August 1999 (age 21) 0 0   Nizhny Novgorod v.   Serbia, 19 November 2019
DF Ivan Lapshov (1999-05-01) 1 May 1999 (age 21) 2 0   Tom Tomsk v.   Estonia, 15 October 2019
MF Maksim Glushenkov (1999-07-28) 28 July 1999 (age 21) 9 2   Spartak Moscow v.   Poland, 8 September 2020
MF Nail Umyarov (2000-06-27) 27 June 2000 (age 20) 8 1   Spartak Moscow v.   Poland, 8 September 2020

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Состав на матчи с Эстонией и Латвией (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 28 September 2020.

External linksEdit