The host Russia will take on New Zealand in the opening match of Confederations Cup 2017 at the Saint Petersburg Stadium on Saturday, 17 June. All eyes will be on Russia who will be looking to start their campaign with a win in their Confederations Cup debut match. This will be an important game as Group A also have other two teams Portugal and Mexico. In the UK, Russia vs New Zealand highlights video will broadcast on on BBC’s official website.
The tournament will help the Russia test their team and get prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals which is scheduled to take place on their home soil. New Zealand will play their fourth Confederations Cup and they have good experience of the competition. It will be a tough match for Russia and team will have high hopes and home advantage.
Russia vs New Zealand [Group A Match]
Date: Saturday, 17 June 2017
Time: 4 p.m. (BST)/ 11 a.m. ET
Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium
Russia vs New Zealand Highlights Confederation Cup 2017
Football fans in the UK can watch live action on ITV1. FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 will also be broadcast on BBC while Russia vs New Zealand live stream is available online on BBC iPlayer (both on mobile and internet). Fox Sports 1 will have live coverage of the match on tv in the USA and be live streamed online on Fox Sports’ website. Indian football viewers can watch live coverage of Confederation Cup 2017 on Sony Six and online users can watch live streaming of the match on SonyLiv.com and app.
When is the FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 match between Russia vs New Zealand?
Fifa Confederations Cup 2017 is set to get underway on Saturday, June 17 with opening match.
How do I follow Russia vs New Zealand live stream and scores?
FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 opening match can be streamed live here if yo do not have access to official channels. You can also catch live commentary and updates on our website.
Russia will this match against New Zealand as favourites but they need to prove themselves that they have the potential to win the tournament. The host has some good quality young players but they need to get out of the pressure. Both sides will look to win this match because their next matches are against champions teams like Mexico and Portugal. So, the host has to win this match and grab those three points.
Russia vs New Zealand Live Stream & Highlights: In case you missed the live action or do not have the broadcasting tv channel then you can visit this page to watch live streaming of the match and video highlights.
Russia: Igor Akinfeev; Georgy Dzhikya, Viktor Vasin, Fedor Kudryashov; Aleksandr Samedov, Denis Glushakov, Aleksandr Erokhin, Dmitry Kombarov; Alexey Miranchuk, Fedor Smolov, Aleksandr Golovin.
New Zealand: Stefan Marinovic; Tom Doyle, Andrew Durante, Tommy Smith, Michael Boxall, Kip Colvey; Ryan Thomas, Bill Tuiloma, Michael McGlinchey; Chris Wood, Marco Rojas.