Guus Hiddink´s side joined Turkey, Sweden and Portugal in qualifying for the tournament in Austria and Switzerland next summer.
After a nervy opening with one eye on goings on at Wembley, Russia eventually made a breakthrough when Dmitri Sychev headed in shortly before the break.
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