Russia beat Saudi Arabia by 5 – 0 and registered their first win in the tournament.
After taking the lead in the 1st half, Russia did not take their foot off the gas as they scored 3 more goals to win the opening match of FIFA World Cup 2018.
Gazinsky scores for Russia to make it 1-0 vs Saudi Arabia. pic.twitter.com/z2J6o2qCrB
— 2018 World Cup Highlights (@The2018WC) June 14, 2018
— Le Coq (@LeCoqueliin) June 14, 2018
This is the first time in #WorldCup history that two substitutes have scored in the opening game of the tournament.
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 14, 2018
It took Artem Dzyuba just 89 seconds to score against Saudi Arabia.
— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) June 14, 2018
Rejection at Real, injuries at Villarreal… elation with Russia for Denis Cheryshev ? pic.twitter.com/LBQBpys0I3
— B/R Football (@brfootball) June 14, 2018
Two assists. One goal.
Aleksandr Golovin. pic.twitter.com/6v0LPFsONA
— Scouted Football (@ScoutedFtbl) June 14, 2018
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