Russia did not win a single game at the World Cup and now coach Fabio Capello must appear before parliament to explain why the team performed horribly. From The Daily Mail: The head of the State Duma's Sports Committee, Igor Anansikh,...Show More Summary
Fabio Capello – Where Did It All Go Wrong? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com After leading Russia out of the 2014 World Cup without a single win, the Fabio Capello paradox seems to be stretching even wider. From a managerial genius of clubs to a managerial failure internationally, we uncover where Fabio has gone so … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Algeria made World Cup history on Thursday night reaching the last 16 of the competition after drawing 1-1 with Fabio Capello’s Russia. Having booked a match against Germany in the knockout phase, Algerian fans in France held wild celebrations in the streets of Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Those celebrations, however, failed to pass off peacefully, as the over-exuberance [...]
Algeria advanced to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history with a 1-1 Group H draw against Russia. Fabio Capello’s Russian side was highly touted entering the tournament but ultimately underwhelmed. By … Continue reading ? Algeria 1-1 Russia: Match Highlights (VIDEO) – Algerians Advance is a post from World Soccer Talk.
On the last day in the second round of group matches, we witnessed the up and coming stars of Belgium take on Fabio Capello’s Russia. Two teams with very different styles of play, Belgium playing attacking free flowing football while … Continue reading ? Belgium 1-0 Russia; Match Highlights [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Belgium are looking to take a giant step towards the World Cup knockout stages on Sunday, but standing in their way is a Russia side desperate to set the record straight. Fabio Capello's men were far from their best in a lacklustre 1-1...Show More Summary
This is how you give encouragement in Russia! Fabio Capello’s side recorded a surprising 1-1 draw with South Korea in round one of the World Cup, as Russian goalie Igor Akinfeev pulled a Rob Green to allow a tame shot through his grasp for the Asian’s goal. Looking to perk up spirits, Russian former heavyweight boxer [...]
What is it with Fabio Capello and high profile goalkeeper errors in opening World Cup matches? Four years ago it was Rob Green. On Wednesday, Igor Akinfeev produced a horrible error to allow Keun-Ho Lee’s speculative shot through his hands in the 68th minute. And, the reaction has been swift in Russia, with Akinfeev a [...]
Russia and South Korea split the points in each sides Group H opener with a 1-1 draw. An uneventful first half was followed by a frenzied second stanza which witnessed both teams scoring and manufacturing several other chances. South...Show More Summary
Ordinary, conservative, pedestrian and workman-like—just some of the terms used to describe Russia at the halfway stage of their World Cup opener on Tuesday. And despite a slight improvement after the break, Fabio Capello ’s men didShow More Summary
Brazil have a long and not always illustrious history with Mexico: No country has beaten them more times in history than El Tri. Even recently, the Mexicans have found a way to frustrate and occasionally vanquish the Selecao, beating...Show More Summary
Russia 1-1 South Korea – Kerzhakov salvages draw after Akinfeev howler - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Russia striker Aleksandr Kerzhakov scored midway through the second half to earn Fabio Capello’s side a hard fought draw against South Korea on Tuesday, with the 31-year-old joining Vladimir Beschastnykh as Russia’s all-time top scorer. Show More Summary
Lineups are out for the last of the first round of group stages matches. Lineups are out for Tuesday's final World Cup match between Russia and South Korea. Fabio Capello will lineup his team in a 4-2-3-1, despite spending much of qualifying playing a 4-3-3. Show More Summary
Being a top-level football manager is generally a profitable endeavor, but not all salaries are created equal. In fact, the income disparity among bosses at the 2014 World Cup is actually pretty shocking. Per the Daily Mail, these are...Show More Summary
With a matter of hours to go until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, Fabio Capello is putting the finishing touches to his Russia squad ahead of their Group H opener. And with just two defeats blotting his copybook in the 20 games...Show More Summary
During Fabio Capello’s tenure as England boss, the press derided him for a number of reasons. His crimes included not speaking the language well, so-called rigid tactics and not giving youth a chance. A tabloid once went far enough so … Continue reading ? England and Young Players: About Time or Too Soon? is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Russia World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Fabio Capello’s side looked strong in qualifying, despite a couple of dodgy defeats, and the Italian will fancy his chances of guiding the perennial underachievers out of the Group Stages for the first time since the break-up of the Soviet … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Russia's captain is out for the World Cup. Russia will be without captain Roman Shirokov at the World Cup. The midfielder has been ruled out of the tournament with a back injury, which he will have surgery on. Fabio Capello has called...Show More Summary
Russia’s final World Cup warm-up game sees them welcome Morocco to Moscow on Friday, as Fabio Capello ’s men look for a big win to build confidence heading into Brazil. Heading into Group H in the World Cup alongside Algeria, Belgium...Show More Summary