"We were absolutely ready for the Russian team to lose. We say it's OK for us, because it [has been] like this five or six tournaments [in a row]. We lose in the group stage, and we say, 'OK, we'll
support anybody else.'"
-- Dimitry Zanin
, reporter for public Russian sports channel Match TV, on how Russian fans have had plenty of other teams to root for at the Confederations
Cup after the host country's first-round exit. (CNN Sports