Captain Artem Dzyuba scored twice to give Russia a 2-1 win over Slovenia in front of 15,000 fans in Sochi's Fisht Stadium.
Slovenia celebrated a 1-0 home win over their more heralded neighbours Croatia in their opening 2022 World Cup Group H qualifier after Sandi Lovric
Slovenia kept alive the faintest of hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020, at least for another couple of hours.
Austria closed in on a place at Euro 2020 when a first-half goal from defender Stefan Posch gave them a crucial 1-0 win away to toothless Slovenia.
Slovenia ended Poland's 100 percent record in the Euro 2020 qualifiers when goals from Aljaz Struna and Andraz Sporar gave them a shock 2-0 win.
The experience of Adelaide United signing Dzengis Cavusevic will be vital in the run into the A-League finals, coach Marco Kurz says.
Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec says he will step down from his job after the team's World Cup qualifier against Scotland on Sunday.
Two set-piece goals ended Scotland's World Cup dream following a 2-2 draw in Slovenia after Leigh Griffiths had put them 45 minutes from glory.
England claimed their place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia courtesy of a late Harry Kane goal against Slovenia on Thursday night.
Slovenia head coach Srecko Katanec believes in-form England striker Harry Kane still has to improve to be considered among the world's top players.
Chris Martin scored in the 88th minute helped get Scotland's World Cup qualifying campaign off life support.
World champions Germany kept up their perfect record in qualifying with a win in Azerbaijan while Jermain Defoe struck in England's win vs. Lithuania.
Slovenia are up to second in qualifying Group F after Benjamin Verbic's delightful finish just after half-time earned them a 1-0 win in Malta.
The report notes that FIFA's ethical rules on betting and integrity of matches relate to "persons," not institutions.
England were hoping to impress after the weekend's win vs. Malta. Yet they needed Joe Hart at his best to rescue a 0-0 draw vs. Slovenia.
England needed a fine display from goalkeeper Joe Hart to scrape a goalless draw away to Slovenia in their 2018 World Cup qualification clash.
Wayne Rooney will start as a substitute in England's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia on Tuesday, interim manager Gareth Southgate has announced.
Rooney's place in the side has been under scrutiny since England's abject departure from Euro 2016.
Joe Hart is expecting a difficult night in Ljubljana after Slovenia provided England's toughest test of Euro 2016 qualification.
Rooney has been struggling for form for club and country, having been dropped to the bench at Manchester United, while he was booed for England.