The head coach of the Russian national beach soccer team Mikhail Likhachev summed up the results of the opening match of the home world championship against the US team. It is reported by “Match TV”…
In his opinion, there was an underestimation of the opponent on the part of his charges. “This is the world championship, here no one will just give anything away. Neither America nor Mozambique is anyone. Not everyone fully understood this, ”the specialist noted.
Likhachev also suggested that the protracted opening ceremony of the tournament could have influenced the Russian national team. At the same time, he thanked the team for achieving a positive result.
The opening meeting of the group stage between the national teams of Russia and the United States took place earlier on Thursday, August 19. The main time of the meeting ended with a score of 4: 4, and the Russians snatched the victory in overtime.