Denis Cerisette: Vitaliy Belousov / RIA Novosti
The Russia midfielder Denis Cheryshev as the best player of the opening match of the world Cup with the team in Saudi Arabia. About it reports TASS.
The meeting was held at the stadium “Luzhniki” in Moscow and ended with the victory of the Russian team with the score 5:0. Cheryshev came on as a substitute in the 24th minute instead of the injured Alan Dzagoev and scored two goals in the 43rd and 91st minutes.
Cheryshev has shared his impressions after the victory: “not Even dreamed of. Was very glad to get out on the field, tried to fulfill the requirements of the coach. Thank God, managed to score, and most importantly, that the team won. We should be happy, but not to stop, as we still need to spend two very difficult matches. We have to win to qualify from the group”.
The world championship will last until July 15. Team Russia in the group stage will play with teams of Egypt and Uruguay.
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