Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Friendly games: Russia has convincing win

One hundred days to go to Poland-Ukraine EURO 2012 and both host nations got positive results - Ukraine beating Israel away 3-2 and Poland getting a goalless home draw against Portugal. Shock results of the day: England, Germany and Italy lost at home to the Netherlands, France and the USA.

13,593 people saw Russia demolish Denmark in the first half at the Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, with goals from Roman Shirokov (4) and Andrei Arshavin (45).

Russia has three more friendly games before UEFA 2012, against Uruguay in Moscow on May 25; in Lithuania on May 29 and finally, away in Italy on June 1, in preparation for Group A in the UEFA Finals, in which Russia will play against host nation Poland, Greece and the Czech Republic.

Full list of games

Latvia 0 Kazakhstan 0

Cyprus 0 Serbia 0

Georgia 2 Albania 1

Moldova 0 Belarus 0

Armenia 3 Canada 1

Hungary 1 Bulgaria 1

Israel 2 Ukraine 3

Montenegro 2 Iceland 1

Tunisia 1 Peru 1

Luxembourg 2 Macedonia 1

Malta 2 Liechstenstein 1

Romania 1 Uruguay 1

Turkey 1 Slovakia 2

Denmark 0 Russia 2

Austria 3 Finland 1

Croatia 1 Sweden 3

Greece 1 Belgium 1

Switzerland 1 Argentina 3

Germany 1 France 2

Ireland 1 Czech Republic 1

Italy 0 USA 1

Northern Ireland 0 Norway 3

Poland 0 Portugal 0

Slovenia 1 Scotland 1

Wales 0 Costa Rica 1

England 2 Netherlands 3

Spain 4 Venezuela 0*

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