Russian players take preparation in Verkhanaya PyshmaPhoto: Courtesy ITTF
Next Tuesday Men`s national team of Russia will meet Spain in UMMC`s home
Russia will host Spain in the Group I Round 3 of European Championships Team Qualification, next Tuesday, in Verkhnaya Pyshma. Spanish team won their first meeting 3:2, as Alvaro ROBLES secured two points for his side, defeating both Alexander SHIBAEV and Mihkail PAYKOV.
All Russian players are in good shape. Coach Sergey VLASOV stressed for UMMC`s website:
“Our trainings are in full swing. We flew from Sochi, where the team had physical preparation, to the Sverdlovsk region. We watched the video games of Spanish national team, analyzing their tactical features”.
Coach Sergey VLASOV can combine six players. They are: Alexander SHIBAEV, Grigory VLASOV, Kirill SKACHKOV, Mikhail PAYKOV, Alexey LIVENTSOV and Vyacheslav BUROV.