Slovakia lost 0-1 against Russia in the important UEFA EURO 2012 qualification match in Zilina and also the chance to advance to the championship.

Russian national soccer team head coach, Dutch Dick Advocaat reacts prior to the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying group B soccer match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 07 October 2011. Russia won 1-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Filip Holosko (R) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Vasilij Berezuckij (L) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Miroslav Stoch (R) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Roman Sirokov (L) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Marek Hamsik (L) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Igor Denisov (R) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Tomas Hubocan (C) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Alan Dzagojev (L) and Alexander Anukov (R) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Juraj Kucka (L), Martin Skrtel (2nd L) and Peter Pekarik (R) of Slovakia fight for the ball with Roman Pavlyuchenko (2nd R) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Peter Pekarik (C) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Roman Sirokov (L) and Andrej Arsavin (R) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Martin Skrtel (L) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Andrej Arsavin (R) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Players of Russia (C) celebrate after they scored the opening goal during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Tomas Hubocan (top) of Slovakia fights for the ball with Roman Pavlyuchenko (bottom) of Russia during the EURO 2012 group B qualification match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 7 October 2011. EPA/Peter Hudec

Karim Guede (L) of Slovakia vies for the ball with Andrej Arshavin (R) of Russia during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying group B soccer match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 07 October 2011. Russia won 1-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Marek Hamsik (R) of Slovakia vies for the ball with Igor Denisov (L) and Pavel Pogrebnyak (C) of Russia during the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying group B soccer match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 07 October 2011. Russia won 1-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Players of Russia (red) celebrate after the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying group B soccer match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 07 October 2011. Russia won 1-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Russian national soccer team head coach, Dutch Dick Advocaat (R) celebrates with his players Igor Semshov (L) and Vasili Berezutski (C) after the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying group B soccer match between Slovakia and Russia in Zilina, Slovakia, 07 October 2011. Russia won 1-0. EPA/PETER HUDEC