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SOCHI, March 28. /Spec. Q. TASS Dilshad Lomovsky/. A draw against Belgium in a friendly match for the team of Russia on football is equivalent to winning. Such opinion in conversation with journalists was stated by the mayor of Sochi Anatoly Pakhomov.

Russian national team in a friendly match played a draw with the team of Belgium. The meeting, which was the first at the renovated arena “fischt” in Sochi, ended with the score 3:3.

“We are happy to the stadium, because even the first goal scored by the Russian team, and it is encouraging, and a draw with such a team, fifth in the ranking is a victory for us. I think our stadium happy, and I hope that there will be some victory of Russia”, – said Pakhomov.

“Temporary grandstands – this project, now comes the testing, specialists still look for errors. Tube – this is also normal, this time we also tested . We went a lot of transport, it will be necessary to reduce individual transport and send people on public trains”, – said the mayor of the city.

The Fisht stadium will host matches of the confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 world Cup.