Slovakia's midfielder Marek Hamsik reacts during the Euro 2016 group B football match between Wales and Slovakia at the Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux on June 11, 2016. / AFP / Joe KLAMAR
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to put pressure on EnglandFresh from holding England in Marseille in their Euro 2016 Group B opener, Russia face Slovakia in Lille Wednesday knowing a win would all but secure progression to the last 16 .Russia's opening game Saturday was overshadowed by the trouble that flared in the city of Marseille and in the stands at the Stade Velodrome at fulltime.That also means a victory at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, a day before England face Wales just along the road, would pile pressure on Roy Hodgson's men in particular.Russia saw key midfield duo Igor Denisov and Alan Dzagoev withdraw from their squad due to injury before the tournament, while back-up goalkeeper Yuri Lodygin missed training Tuesday.
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