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Finland vs Russia LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news for important Euro 2020 clash – latest updates

RUSSIA will be hoping to bounce back from their opening group game defeat against Belgium when they take on Finland this afternoon in St Petersburg.

Finland won their opening game with Denmark 1-0 but the game was marred by Christian Eriksen’s on-pitch collapse in Copenhagen.

  • Start time: 2pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream: BBC One/iPlayer
  • Finland XI: To follow
  • Russia XI: To follow

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Russia will be looking to replicate their run to the 2018 World Cup quarter-final

What time does Finland vs Russia kick off?

  • Finland vs Russia takes place on Wednesday, June 16.
  • The match kicks off at 2pm in the UK.
  • That’s 4pm in both Finland and Russia.
  • Last time the two sides met was back in 2009 when Guus Hiddink’s Russia ran out 3-0 winners in a World Cup qualifier in Helsinki.

What TV channel is Finland vs Russia on and can I live stream it?

  • Finland vs Russia is live on BBC One.
  • To stream the game live, head to the BBC iPlayer.
  • Yle are showing Euro 2020 live in Finland while VGTRK, Perviy Kanal and Match TV are the Russian broadcasters.

Can I watch Finland vs Russia for free?

  • Yes. BBC and the BBC iPlayer are FREE for all UK viewers with a TV licence.
  • Get your TV licence here.

Team news

Nikolai Alho is a doubt for the Finns as he continues to suffer from an ankle problem.

Jukka Raitala came off during the win against Denmark and it remains to be seen if the full-back can play.

Yuri Zhirkov is out of the remainder of the tournament after picking up a calf injury.