Hamsik Stars As Slovakia Bounce Back To Beat Russia

Slovakia bounced back from their opening day loss to Wales as they beat Russia 2-1 on Wednesday.

Vladimir Weiss opened the scoring for Slovakia when he found the back of the net in the 32nd minute.

On the stroke of half-time, Marek Hamsik doubled Slovakia’s lead with a brilliant strike to make it 2-0.

Denis Glushakov reduced the deficit by scoring in the 10th minute but Slovakia held on to secure their first win of the tournament.

The win places Slovakia second in Group B on three points behind leaders Wales.

Russia are rooted at the bottom of the group with just one point.

The group’s other game comes up on Thursday between England and Wales.

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