The goalkeeper of Russian national team Igor Akinfeev has said it is ready to criticism after a mistake that led to a goal for the Mexicans and the defeat in the final match of the group stage of the confederations Cup. The words of the player leads “CHempionata”.
“You and the press to discuss goals. It was exactly as you saw. What am I, to hang himself? The opponent ran and scored a goal. This one mistake on our part, for which we paid a goal. The tournament is always sad to leave. Even at youth level. We lost, not to say deserved, some kind of game we had,” said Akinfeev.
Previously on 24 June, the Russian team lost to Mexico with the score 1:2 and left the confederations Cup. In the 52nd minute Akinfeev played poorly at the output, and the striker Mexicans Irvin Lozano scored a goal, which became crucial in the match.
The confederations Cup takes place in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi from June 17-July 2.