The football team of Russia

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MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. Brazil believes international friendlies with the teams of Russia and Germany a priority during the preparation for the 2018 world Cup in football. This at a press conference said the technical coordinator of the Brazilian national team edu Gaspar.

The Russian football players will play friendly matches with the teams of Brazil (23 March) and France (March 27 in Saint-Petersburg).

“Teams of Russia and Germany were our priorities when choosing opponents for friendly matches during the preparations for the world Cup. Team Russia his style is very similar to England, but we still don’t know what scheme she choose for our match, she can play with four, and with five defenders,” said Gaspar.

In Monday’s training session of the Brazilian national team at the stadium “Open arena” was attended by five players from the youth team “Spartak” . “Today we were missing players, so with a team of trained players from the youth team of Spartak Moscow. It is a common practice,” added Gaspar.

The world championship will be held from 14 June to 15 July in Russia. In the group stage, the Brazilians will play against teams from Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia.