Russia without Alan Dzagoev, Yuri Zhirkov and Alexander Kerzakhov for Euro 2016

Alexander Kerzhakov
Alexander Kerzhakov made his Russia debut in 2002

Russia have left out their all-time top scorer Alexander Kerzhakov from their Euro 2016 squad.

The 33-year-old, who has been on loan at FC Zurich from Zenit St Petersburg this season, has scored 30 goals in 91 international appearances.

Russia will also be without injured pair Alan Dzagoev and Yuri Zhirkov.

Dzagoev, 25, broke a metatarsal during CSKA Moscow's 1-0 win over Rubin Kazan on 21 May while former Chelsea defender Zhirkov has an inflamed Achilles.

Russia are in Group B with England, Wales and Slovakia and kick-off against Roy Hodgson's side on 11 June.


Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscow), Yuri Lodygin (Zenit St Petersburg), Guilherme (Lokomotiv Moscow).

Defenders: Aleksei Berezutski (CSKA Moscow), Vasili Berezutski (CSKA Moscow), Sergei Ignashevich (CSKA Moscow), Dmitri Kombarov (Spartak Moscow), Roman Neustadter (Schalke 04), Georgi Schennikov (CSKA Moscow), Roman Shishkin (Lokomotiv Moscow), Igor Smolnikov (Zenit St Petersburg).

Midfielders: Igor Denisov (Dynamo Moscow), Dmitri Torbinski (Krasnodar), Aleksandr Golovin (CSKA Moscow), Denis Glushakov (Spartak Moscow), Oleg Ivanov (Terek Grozny), Pavel Mamaev (Krasnodar), Aleksandr Samedov (Lokomotiv Moscow), Oleg Shatov (Zenit St Petersburg), Roman Shirokov (CSKA Moscow).

Forwards: Artem Dzyuba (Zenit), Aleksandr Kokorin (Zenit), Fedor Smolov (Krasnodar).

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