KHIMKI, September 03. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia beat Azerbaijan 4-0 in a friendly football match in Moscow on Wednesday.
This is Russia’s first game after its failure at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the 24th match under Fabio Capello as its chief coach appointed in the summer of 2012. Since then, the team has won 12 games, drawn 9 and lost 3.
Russia has played 11 friendly games, winning 6 and ending 5 in a tie, with a goal difference of 19-7.
Russia took on Azerbaijan four times prior to Wednesday’s game - in FIFA World Cup qualification matches in 2010 and 2014. It won twice 2-0 in 2009 and 1-0 in 2012 in Moscow and tied the score 1-1 in 2009 and 1-1 in 2013 in Baku.