Jose Moringotto: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
The head coach of English “Manchester United” Jose Mourinho has rated the chances of Russian national team in the opening match of the 2018 world Cup against Saudi Arabia. The words of the specialist leads RT.
“The Russian team will feel enormous pressure. They spend the first match at the world Cup, looks at the whole world. They have a great chance to beat Saudi Arabia, which, despite the presence of several talented players, is a team from another reality. Russia must win,” said Mourinho.
The match between the team of Stanislav Cherchesov and the national team of Saudi Arabia will be held June 14 at the capital stadium “Luzhniki” and will begin at 18:00 Moscow time. At the opening ceremony of the world Cup will be the British performer Robbie Williams and Russian singer Aida Garifullina.
13 Jun Williams and Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has advised Russian fans pray for a miracle. “As a fan of the England team, I will do the same,” admitted the singer.
The world Cup will last until July 15. The tournament will take place on 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia.
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