Defender Shishkin is not surprising that the national team of Russia «few sets»

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Defender of the national team of Russia on football Roman Shishkin said that he was not surprised by the fact that few people regarded the Russians as favorites of the confederations Cup 2017, but the players will be prepared and give it your all.

The Russians on Saturday in St.-Petersburg in the first match of the confederations Cup, defeated the new Zealanders with the score 2:0. In the next round the team of Stanislav Cherchesov 21 June in Moscow will meet with the team of Portugal.

«It is clear that many have not put, but we will prepare and show their maximum, but on the field we will see,» said Shishkin reporters.

Also the player has told about the forthcoming match against Portugal. «I wouldn’t say that our main goal in the game with Portugal, «close» Cristiano (Ronaldo). It is clear that he is the leader and star of world football, and can make on his accent, but Portugal is a team and we play against teams,» he explained.

On Sunday in Moscow there was training of the national team.

«Today was a recovery training, all have worked well. The main thing that won yesterday, now move on. It was the first official match of the Russian national team under the new head coach and, of course, was not easy, but the thing that won. Plus it is very important that strummed our different things. Thank you to the fans for their support. I think all the guys are experienced, played a lot of matches, and then on the background of emotions, no excitement was gone,» — said Shishkin.