The world cup kicked off right now with a shocking rating in the opening sport between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The host nation, Russia comprehensively crushed Saudi Arabia, 5-0 with Yuri Gazinsky scoring on a header 12 minutes in.
Russia’s second, third and fourth objectives have been all by substitutes: one by Artem Dzyuba and two by Denis Cheryshev. With time working out, Aleksandr Golovin acquired a fifth aim on a free kick, previous a badly drained Saudi protection.
Saudi Arabia, a workforce whose gamers are nearly all primarily based in their residence league, performed averagely however simply could not get one shot heading in the right direction.
Even at halftime, the Saudi Arabian gamers regarded drained, and it didn’t get higher as Dzyuba scored on one other header, then Cheryshev added his second in the 90th minute.
It was an ideal begin for the host nation, who will nonetheless face Egypt and Uruguay in order to qualify for quarter finals.