Russia midfielder Kokorin out of Euro 2012
Russia coach Dick Advocaat says midfielder Aleksandr Kokorin has
injured a hamstring and will miss the rest of the European
The 21-year-old Dynamo Moscow player picked up the injury in
training Thursday and sat in a tracksuit watching the other players
train on Friday.
Kokorin played for just six minutes at Euro 2012. He came on as
a late substitute for Alan Dzagoev in Russia’s 4-1 defeat of the
Czech Republic in their opening Group A match in Wroclaw.
Advocaat also said that veteran midfielder Konstantin Zyryanov
was unwell Friday. It was unclear if he would be fit for Saturday’s
decisive group match against Greece.