# National teams

Budachev and Kutitsky are called up to Russia national U21 team

Dynamo players will join the national team ahead of the 2023 European championships qualifying games against Spain (September 3) and Malta (September 7).

Ivan Budachyov made his debut for the Russia U-21 team in a friendly match against Bulgaria (1:0) in June. Alexander Kutitsky was called up to the Russian youth national team for the first time.

In total, the Russia U-21 squad list includes 24 football players:

Goalkeepers: Stanislav Agkatsev (Krasnodar), Maxim Borisko (Baltika), Ivan Budachyov (Dynamo).

Defenders: Kirill Bozhenov (Khimki), Kirill Bolshakov (Olymp-Dolgoprudny), Nikita Karmayev (Kuban), Kirill Kravtsov (Zenit), Alexander Kutitsky (Dynamo), Ruslan Litvinov (Spartak), Danila Prokhin (Sochi), Alexander Silyanov (Lokomotiv), Danil Stepanov, Daniil Khlusevich (both from Arsenal).

Midfielders: Mikhail Ignatov, Nail Umyarov (both from Spartak), Nikita Iosifov (Villarreal), Vladislav Karapuzov (Akhmat), Konstantin Maradishvili (CSKA), Danil Prutsev (Krylia Sovetov), Edgar Sevikyan (Levante), Alexander Chernikov (Krasnodar).

Forwards: Gamid Agalarov (Ufa), Kirill Klimov (Kuban), Timur Suleymanov (Nizhny Novgorod).