Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov explained why for the first time after Euro 2016 call to the national team received midfielder of "Spartak" Denis Glushakov and forward "Zenith" Alexander Kokorin. It is reported by "Soviet sport".
"We all consistently do. Any player should come after the European championship. They feel their state, which allows not just to be in the team, and to be a unit. Now they are in the same condition in which we are glad to see them," — said Cherchesov.
The composition of the team in preparation for the friendly matches against Qatar (November 10) and Romania (15 November) was announced on Tuesday, November 1. In the list, in addition to Glushakov and Kokorin appear 22 players.
Midfielder "Spartacus" and forward of "Zenith" was not called to the national team after Euro 2016. The tournament was held from June 10 to July 10. The Russians failed to qualify from the group.