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Football: Russian squad for World Cup qualifier with Portugal

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Russia manager Fabio Capello on Friday announced a 27-man squad to play the 2014 World Cup qualifier with Portugal on June 7 at Lisbon:

Squad

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeyev (CSKA Moscow), Vladimir Gabulov (Anzhi Makhachkala), Sergei Ryzhikov (Rubin Kazan)

Defenders: Alexander Anyukov (Zenit St Petersburg), Alexei Berezutsky, Vasily Berezutsky, Sergei Ignashevich, Kirill Nababkin (all CSKA Moscow), Vladimir Granat (Dynamo Moscow), Alexei Kozlov (Kuban Krasnodar), Dmitry Kombarov, Yevgeny Makeyev (both Spartak Moscow)

Midfielders: Igor Denisov, Viktor Faizulin, Roman Shirokov, Vladimir Bystrov (all Zenit St Petersburg), Denis Glushakov, Dmitry Tarasov, Alexander Samedov (all Lokomotiv Moscow), Alexandr Ryazantsev (Rubin Kazan), Alan Dzagoev (CSKA Moscow), Yury Zhirkov, Oleg Shatov (both Anzhi Makhachkala), Alexei Ionov (Kuban Krasnodar)

Forwards: Alexander Kerzhakov (Zenit St Petersburg), Artem Dzyuba (Spartak Moscow), Alexander Kokorin (Dynamo Moscow)

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