The first ball into the opponent's goal was brought in by Alexander Erokhin already in the fourth minute. Fyodor Smolov scored on the 55th. Then, in the next minute, Andrei Mostovoy scored with an accurate throw.
The fourth goal for the national team was scored by Alexey Sutormin, who brought it into the goal in the 62nd minute.
After 20 minutes, the goal was scored by Anton Zabolotny. The sixth, the last goal of the meeting, was brought in by the author of the first goal of the match - Alexander Erokhin, leaving no chance for the goalkeeper in the 87th minute.
The meeting took place in St. Petersburg.
Note that a fight broke out in the sector of fans of the Russian team during the match, reports "Soviet Sport".
Thus, Russia remains among the leaders of Group H with 22 points. In second place - Croatia with 17 points, in third - Slovakia with 10th . The Slovenia national team, which is in fourth place, has the same number of points. Malta has five points - the fifth place, and the same number belongs to the outsider - Cyprus.
Note that the Russian national team under the leadership of Valery Karpin, who headed the team on July 23 this year, has six games, five of which ended in victories, one draw. 13 goals scored, one goal conceded.
The Russians will play their next qualifying match against Croatia on the road on November 14.
Recall that today, November 11, at 23:45 Moscow time, the Croatian national team will meet with Malta. The game will take place at the Ta-Kali stadium in Malta.