England’s Eric Dier was the first to uncork the score in Russia-England group stage match but Russia’s Berezutsky answered in the last there minutes of added time to seal the match at 1-1.
In its kick off group stage match team England took on the Russian national squad on Saturday in Marseille at the Stade Velodrome.
The draw in Russia’s game with England at the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup means the same as victory, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told TASS.
“It was a very good match, we have a national team, it’s the main thing. Congrats on the draw, it’s like victory,” Mutko said.
Besides England and Russia, Group B also comprises the teams of Slovakia and Wales. In the next match, Russia will play Slovakia June 15 in Lille, and Wales will play England June 16 in Lens.