Russia (FIFA RANKING: 66)

First WorldCup 1958
Last World Cup 2014
Best Performance 4th place 1966
Total Qualification Campaings: 15
First Stage 10
Semifinals 1
Finals -
Titles -

" We shouldn't have expectations, We should only expect that our guys step onto the pitch and fight for their country

Stanislav Cherchesov, Russia Team Coach

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As hosts of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia qualify automatically but FIFA.com profiles the hosts' team as qualifying for the World Cup begins in earnest this year.

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Group A Standing

*Goals For     **Goals against     #Goal Difference
Group A Matches Won Lost Draw G/F* G/A** G/D# Points
Uruguay 3 3 0 0 5 0 5 9
Russia 3 2 1 0 8 4 4 6
Saudi Arabia 3 1 2 0 2 7 -5 3
Egypt 3 0 3 0 2 6 -4 0