Russia wake up to latest World Cup flop

October 13, 2005
By Gennady Fyodorov
MOSCOW, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Russia woke up on Thursday with a soccer-related hangover following another disappointing showing in a World Cup qualifying campaign.

'Auf Wiedersehen!' splashed popular daily, Sovietsky Sport, on its front-page after Russia failed to reach next year's finals in Germany following a 0-0 draw against Slovakia in Bratislava in their final qualifier on Wednesday.

'We didn't reach Berlin. Slovaks stopped Russian players,' echoed Rossiiskaya newspaper ...

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