Last-gasp goal earns U.S. draw in Russia
KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) - Mix Diskerud scored four minutes into stoppage time as the United States twice fought back from a goal down to hold Russia to a 2-2 draw in a thrilling friendly on Wednesday.
Debutant Fyodor Smolov put the home team 1-0 up in the ninth minute before Michael Bradley leveled with a spectacular volley in the 76th as the Americans improved after a disappointing first half show.
Roman Shirokov restored Russia's advantage with an 84th-minute penalty and it seemed as if they would extend their winning streak to five games under Italian coach Fabio Capello.
Substitute Diskerud's low shot then took a lucky bounce and fooled keeper Vladimir Gabulov in added time.
(Writing by Gennady Fyodorov; editing by Tony Jimenez)
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