Anji goalkeeper will replace the goalkeeper of CSKA Igor Akinfeev, who got injured.
For the 30-year old goalie, who transferred to FC Anji this summer, this is not the first invitation to the national team. Alexander was called up to Russia U21 , to the national B-team and the main team, for which he made no appearances.
Belenov made nine performances for Anji in the current season. The goalkeeper made notable achievement in the current season – he beat off penalties in three consecutive matches, two of which ended in favor of Anji.
It`s to be recalled, that on October, 9 the Russian national team will play a friendlie vs Costa Rica in Krasnodar.