Finland vs Russia confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Euro 2020 fixture today

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Finland take on Russia in St Petersburg for their Group B match at Euro 2020.

Both sides endured contrasting starts to the tournament, with Finland experiencing something of a dream start while Russia were easily dispatched by Belgium.

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After their match with Denmark restarted, striker Joel Pohjanpalo pouced to score for Finalnd from close-range.

Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku scored twice in the 3-0 win over Russia, with Thomas Meunier scoring the second.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match:

When is it?

The fixture will kick-off at 2pm BST at the Krestovsky Stadium.

How can I watch it?

The match is live on BBC Onewith coverage starting from 1:45pm BST. It can also be streamed online via the BBC iPlayer.

Confirmed line-ups:

Finland: Hradecky; Toivo, Arajuuri, O'Shaughnessy; Raitala, Lod, Schuller, Kamara, Uronen; Pukki, Pohjanpalo

Russia: Safonov; Barinov, Dzhikiya, Diveev; Fernandes, Zobnin, Ozdoev, Kuzyayev; Miranchuk, Golovin; Dzyuba.


Finland: 5/1

Draw: 13/5

Russia: 8/13


Russia were poor in their opening match, but they were facing a very strong Belgian side. Finland are plucky and difficult to break down, and I don’t see Russia having the power to get all three points. 0-0.

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