Russia became the third team to qualify for Euro 2020 after thrashing 10-man Cyprus 5-0 to guarantee a top-two spot in group I.

The World Cup quarter-finalists took the lead through Denis Cheryshev before Magomed Ozdoyev doubled the lead.

Cypriot Konstantinos Laifis who plays for Standard  Liege was dismissed for a late tackle soon after, before second-half goals from Artem Dzyuba, Aleksandr Golovin and Cheryshev’s second.

Belgium and Italy have also qualified for next summer’s tournament.



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