Finland will kick-off matchday 2 when they take on Group B rivals Russia in the ongoing Euro 2020. The game will be played at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia and will kick off at 6:30 PM IST on Wednesday, June 16. Here’s a look at how to watch Finland vs Russia on TV, the Finland vs Russia H2H stats, team news and our Finland vs Russia prediction for the same.
Finland vs Russia prediction and preview
Finland had a bittersweet moment in their Euro 2020 opener when they clinched a 1-0 win in a game marred by Christian Eriksen’s collapse. Joel Pohjanpalo scored the only goal of the game as Finland registered their first-ever win in the Euro finals, with keeper Lukas Hradecky also playing his part after keeping out Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s penalty. The win ended their six-game winless run and puts them instead for a shock progression to the knockouts. As for Russia, they start the fixture at the bottom of the group having succumbed to a 0-3 defeat in the hands of Belgium. Romelu Lukaku scored twice with Thomas Meunier also getting on the scoresheet in what was a day to forget for the Russians. Stanislav Cherchesov’s side were never expected to spring a surprise against Belgium but will have their tails up against Finland. A win on Wednesday will solidify their claim for the third spot, which could be enough to seal a knockout place in the tournament. Russia are favourites and should seal the three points at home.