Russia opened the European championship with a big win over Ukraine — 3:0. The first goal was scored by Zenit youth team player Jamaldin Khodjaniyazov in the 48th minute. The Zenit prospect sent in a beautiful direct kick to give Russian the lead.
Alexey Gasilin, another Zenit youth team player, started for Russia and was substituted at halftime.
Russia U-17 will play its next match on May 8th vs. Croatia.