"We are also happy about the fact that we are not playing in the northern part of the country," Capello said. "That's very important to us."
Belgium, Russia headline Group H at the World Cup →
"Definitely, our first target is to make it out of the group," Russia coach Fabio Capello said. "If we do not do it then the rest of our aims are of no interest."
Russia headed to World Cup with high hopes →