World Championship2018

Football players of Saudi Arabia are punished for losing the Russian national team

The head of the federation of football called the result 5: 0 in favor of the Russians “absolutely unsatisfactory.”

Mohammad al-Sahwawi. Getty Photos

Football players of the national team of Saudi Arabia are waiting for disciplinary punishment for a major loss to the Russian team in the opening match of the World Cup. As said the head of the football federation of the country, “totally unsatisfactory” result does not correspond to the preparation of the players.

The head of the Saudi Arabia Sports Committee added that a loss of 5-0 could be considered a “complete failure”. He complained that this is the current generation of players. It is not yet known which disciplinary sanctions are waiting for the players.

First of all, the sanctions will affect three players – defender Omar Khausaui, goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayuf and striker Mohammad Al-Sahlaui.

June 14, the Russian team scored five goals for the Saudi team, Yuri Gazinsky, Alexander Golovin, Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba. Ahead of the Russian team meeting with the national teams of Egypt and Uruguay.

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