OREANDA-NEWS. Former FC Spartak president Andrey Chervichenko urged to forget about the World Cup-2022. He believes that the Russian national team, which found itself in the joints after losing in the decisive selection match, will not be selected for the tournament. His words are quoted by the «Championship».

«There is a cycle of American films “Mission Impossible” – it's about us. Chances? We had it. Now the chances are three or four times less than they were in the match with Croatia. We need to forget about the World Cup and take for granted that we are not going anywhere», Chervichenko said.

On November 14, the Russian national team lost with a score of 0:1 due to a goal in their own gates and went to the play-off matches. Later it became known who could become a rival of Valery Karpin's wards.

Earlier it was reported that Valery Karpin said he doubted whether he should continue to hold the position of head coach of the Russian national football team. Live on the YouTube channel «Comment.The show» specialist admitted that he had this feeling after the defeat by Croatia in the qualifying stage of the World Cup-2022.