GROZNY, November 15. /TASS/. Russia has defeated Romania 1-0 in a warmup match played in Grozny, North Caucasus, on Tuesday.
The goal was scored by Magomed Ozdoyev in overtime.
The official match ball of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, Adidas Krasava, that had been presented on Friday was used in this game for the first time. The Russian team was wearing the new outfit to be used the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Moreover, it was the first-ever match played by the Russian national team in the North Caucasus.
It was Russia’s first win in the three latest friendlies. Russia lost 3-4 to Costa Rica in a match in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar on October 10, and to Qatar 1-2 in Doha on November 10.