The Russian team defeated Saudi Arabia in the first match of the world Cup


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The Russian team defeated the team of Saudi Arabia in the first match of the world football championship 2018. About it the correspondent “”.

The meeting was held at the stadium “Luzhniki”, ended with the score 5:0. The Russian team took the lead in the 12th minute of the match when the goal was scored by midfielder Yuri Gazinskiy. In the 23rd minute, midfielder Alan Dzagoev is injured the hamstring and was replaced by Denis Cheryshev, who increased the advantage of the Russian team (43-I minute).

In the second half the third goal was scored by striker Artem Dzyuba (71st minute). On the 91st minute, Cheryshev scored a brace. Final score in extra time the resulting free-kick set Alexander Golovin.

The world championship will last until July 15. The Russian team will play with teams of Egypt and Uruguay.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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