For the first time in his career, the striker of the "Ufa" football club Hamid Agalarov was called up to the national team of Russia. The expanded composition of the national team is published on the official website of the RFU.
As a reminder, Valery Karpin's team will play against Slovakia (October 8, Kazan, 21:45) and Slovenia (October 11, Maribor, 21:45) as part of the 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Goalkeepers: Marinato Guilherme (Lokomotiv Moscow), Yuri Dupin (Rubin Kazan), Andrey Lunev (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Matvey Safonov (Krasnodar), Stanislav Kritsyuk (Zenit St. Petersburg).
Defenders: Igor Diveev (CSKA Moscow), Stanislav Magkeev (Lokomotiv Moscow), Georgy Dzhikia (Spartak Moscow), Maxim Osipenko (Rostov), Vyacheslav Karavaev, Alexey Sutormin, Dmitry Chistyakov (all - Zenit St. Petersburg), Ilya Samoshnikov (Rubin Kazan), Sergey Terekhov (Sochi), Fedor Kudryashov (Antalyaspor Turkey).
Midfielders: Dmitry Barinov, Rifat Zhemaletdinov (both Lokomotiv Moscow), Maxim Mukhin (CSKA Moscow), Alexander Golovin (Monaco), Alexander Erokhin, Daler Kuzyaev (both Zenit St. Petersburg), Zelimkhan Bakaev (Spartak Moscow), Alexey Miranchuk (Atalanta Bergamo), Arsen Zakharyan, Daniil Fomin, Denis Makarov (all - Dynamo Moscow), Alexey Ionov (Krasnodar), Denis Glushakov (Khimki), Anton Zinkovsky ("Kryliya Sovetov" Samara).
Forwards: Fedor Smolov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Anton Zabolotny (CSKA Moscow), Konstantin Tyukavin (Dynamo Moscow), Artyom Dzyuba (Zenit St. Petersburg), Hamid Agalarov (Ufa).
Recall that Agalarov is currently the RPL's top scorer. He scored eight goals in eight matches.