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Russia target Tottenham keeper Robinson

Tottenham goalkeeper Paul Robinson will be targeted by Russia for Wednesday night's Euro2008 qualifier.

Robinson had a quiet night in yesterday's 3-0 defeat of Israel, but Russia captain Andrei Arshavin, the Zenit St Petersburg striker, said: "In England it will be more difficult than against Macedonia.

"The home team's back line is almost at full strength, full of Premier League stars.

"But we can take them on and we have to, especially since Robinson isn't the greatest goalkeeper in English history.

"I'm worried by how we've played in our recent away games. Both in Amsterdam and in Zagreb our team looked a bit of a second-rate side which mainly defends and is afraid of attacking.

"I really hope we will be able to play completely differently in London. How many goals will we get in the two games? About five probably. As for points, if we get four that will be a good result."

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