World Cup 2018

Russia demolished Saudi Arabia in front of their home crowd as World Cup 2018 gets off to a great start

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Russia took on Saudi Arabia in the very first match of the tournament which was expected to be a dull affair. Russia and Saudi Arabia are the worst ranked teams to qualify for the World Cup which made this a not so anticipated match up. But the Russians had other ideas, they were hell-bent to prove themselves in front of their fans.

Russia completely thrashed Saudi Arabia scoring 5 past them in the World Cup opener. Yuri Gazinskiy opened the scoring for Russia and thanks to Denis Cherysev’s brace after coming out from the bench when Alan Dzagoev injured himself, Russia easily cruised over the clueless opponents.

This was a very important match for both the as they have Uruguay and Egypt in their group which are considered favorites to get past the group stage.

The second day of the tournament has one of the best fixtures in the group stages for you as the Euro 2016 winners Portugal will take on Spain.