October 20, 2014 -- Updated 1308 GMT (2108 HKT)
The CEO of Russia 2018 says that racist incidents in Russian football are 'undesired tendencies,' but not a trend.'
Russia 2018 will 'walk that extra mile' to ensure that it does not repeat the mistakes of Sochi.
Santiago Vergini found the net with a firmly-hit 12th minute volley in the EPL match between Southampton and Sunderland. The only trouble for the Argentine defender was that his strike was into his own net and it set the scene for an 8-0 rout at St Mary's.
One goal in eight matches for new club Liverpool, and dumped by the Italian national team -- Mario Balotelli has yet to shine on his return to English football.