Slovakia reignited their hopes of qualifying from Euro 2016 Group B by deservedly beating Russia 2-1 in Lille. Following their openin...
Following their opening defeat to Wales on Saturday, Slovakia claimed a much-needed victory over a jaded-looking Russian side to give themselves hope of qualification for the last 16 ahead of their meeting with England next Monday.
Marek Hamsik laid on the first by sending clear Vladimir Weiss, who took a touch inside two Russia defenders before finding the bottom corner on 32 minutes.
Weiss returned the favour on the stroke of half-time when he took a corner shot to Hamsik. The Napoli star took a touch before smashing in a thunderous strike that found the net via the inside of the far post.