World Championship2018

Russian national football team defeated Saudi Arabia in the first match of the 2018 World Cup

The game ended with a score of 5: 0 in favor of Russian players.

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The Russian national team won the first victory in the match of the group stage of the home World Cup – at the stadium “Luzhniki” the team beat Saudi Arabia with a score of 5: 0. Goals scored Yuri Gazinsky, Alexander Golovin, a double made Dmitry Cheryshev, who came on as a substitute after Alan Dzagoev’s injury, and one goal scored Artem Dzyuba, who also went on to replace.

In addition to Saudi Arabia, in Group A Russia will play June 19 with Egypt and June 25 with Uruguay. The two best teams of the group go to the playoffs of the tournament by the number of points and the difference in goals scored and conceded goals.

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