MX23RW : Tuesday, November 20 20:19:19
Jun 14, 2018 at 4pm UK at ​Luzhniki Stadium
Attendance: 78,011

5-0

Gazinskiy (12'), Cheryshev (43', 90'), Dzyuba (71'), Golovin (90')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Timeline
43'     D. Cheryshev (R. Zobnin)
(A. Otayf) F. Al Muwallad        64'
64'     D. Kuzyayev (A. Samedov)
70'     A. Dzyuba (F. Smolov)
71'     A. Dzyuba (A. Golovin)
(Y. Al Shehri) H. Bahbir        72'
(M. Al Sahlawi) M. Asiri        85'
88'     A. Golovin (Foul)
90+1'     D. Cheryshev (A. Dzyuba)
(Tripping)        90+3'
90+4'     A. Golovin
The Match
Match Report
Hosts Russia run riot in the opening match of the 2018 World Cup, thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Live Commentary
Relive Russia's memorable 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia as the host nation get their 2018 World Cup campaign off to a dream start.
Team News
Veteran defender Sergei Ignashevich is named in Russia's starting lineup for their World Cup opener with Saudi Arabia.
Preview
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the opening game of the 2018 World Cup as hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia in Moscow.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
10Leicester CityLeicester125251716117
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves124441213-116
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124261318-514
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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