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Finland vs Russia prediction: How will the Euro 2020 fixture play out today?

·1-min read
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Russia welcome Finland to the Krestovsky Stadium in Euro 2020 on Wednesday.

The Russians may need a win to stay in the tournament, although their performance against the Belgians was a far cry from their run to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup.

FOLLOW LIVE: Teams, build-up and all the action as Finland play Russia

In the end, two goals from Romelu Lukaku and one from substitute Thomas Meunier earned all three points for Belgium.

As for Finland, they snatched all three points with a goal from Joel Pohjanpalo ensuring the Finns defeated Denmark in their restarted clash.

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.

Odds:

Finland: 5/1

Draw: 13/5

Russia: 8/13

Prediction:

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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