OREANDA-NEWS. The Russian Embassy in Slovenia commented on the attack of local fans on fans from Russia. The collision occurred after the qualifying match of the 2022 World Cup between the national teams of Slovenia and Russia. The comment is given by Sport24.

The Russian Embassy in Slovenia stated that as soon as they received information about the brawl, they immediately sent a request to the Maribor police (where the game took place) to clarify the details of what happened. It is also known that the Slovenian side confirmed that one of the Russian fans received minor injuries. The embassy reported that he received medical assistance in one of the medical institutions of Maribor.

In addition, the report says that no official appeals to the embassy from the fans have been received. The Russian national team beat the Slovenian team with a score of 2:1. Defenders Igor Diveev and Georgy Dzhikiya scored goals in Russia.

Following the results of eight rounds, the Russian team leads the Group H table with 19 points. Karpin's wards guaranteed their participation in the play-off matches of the selection for the 2022 World Cup.