Baku, May 4, AZERTAC
The Spain-Russia match at Baku 2015 may be a preview of a Beach Soccer World Cup quarter-final.
Spain and Russia have been drawn into the same group at the Baku 2015 European Games. But their Group B match-up could prove to be a preview of a quarter-final at the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
That was the result of the draw of the 2015 World Cup, which sees defending champions Russia drawn into Group D with Paraguay, Tahiti and Madagascar. The 2013 World Cup runners-up Spain have been put into the tough Group C with Brazil, Mexico and Iran.
The top team in Group D will take on the second placed team in Group C, with the second in Group D facing the Group C winners in the quarter-finals.
Italy is another World Cup team that will also play at the European Games.
Portugal have been drawn into Group A at Baku 2015 with hosts Azerbaijan, Switzerland and Ukraine while Italy and Hungary will join powerhouses Spain and Russia in Group B.