The Russia national football team was defeated by the Côte d'Ivoire team with a score of 0: 2 in a friendly. The game was held in Krasnodar.
Jonathan Kodjia (30') and Wilfried Zaa (70') scored the goals. This was the first game for the Russia team in 2017.
The Russia national team lost for the first time to a team from Africa. The Russians played for the 15th time with African teams. Four times the national team confronted the Moroccans, three times - Cameroonians, twice - Algerians, Tunisians and Ivorians, once - the teams of Sudan and Ghana.
Before the Krasnodar game, the Russians achieved a total of 10 wins and four draws with a goal difference of 33: 8.