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Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup.
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Jump on the Wagen: Alexi Lalas raves about Russia's opening match

Jump on the Wagen: Alexi Lalas raves about Russia's opening match

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

A 5-0 win will do that. Sponsored by Volkswagen.
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Column: Putin gets luck of the draw at World Cup opener

Column: Putin gets luck of the draw at World Cup opener

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW When Yuri Gazinsky headed in the first goal of the 2018 World Cup, giving host Russia early joy in what developed into a 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia, Russian President Vladimir Putin leaned across to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with his hand outstretched.
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2018 World Cup: Russia blasts Saudi Arabia in opening match

2018 World Cup: Russia blasts Saudi Arabia in opening match

5 days ago   |   By UPI

The Russian national football team began its voyage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a confident 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday in Moscow in the opening match of the much-anticipated football championship.
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Russia Vs. Saudi Arabia: Hosts Win World Cup 2018 Opener In Rout

Russia Vs. Saudi Arabia: Hosts Win World Cup 2018 Opener In Rout

5 days ago   |   By NESN

Russia has started the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a bang.
The host nation of this year's tournament trounced Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in Moscow to rocket to the top of Group A. Denis Cheryshev scored two goals, and Iury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin each added on, as Russia kicked off its World Cup adventure better than home fans could have imagined.
RUS fans will enjoy the look of Group A, too! EGYURU is on tomorrow. WorldCup pic.twitter.com/oeipuQt0iE
- FIFA World Cup June 14, 2018
The world waited just 12 minutes for the first goal of Russia 2018. Gazinsky did the...
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Russia's Alan Dzagoev likely to miss rest of World Cup - club doctor

Russia's Alan Dzagoev likely to miss rest of World Cup - club doctor

5 days ago   |   By ESPN

No host nation has ever lost it's opening World Cup match as Russia put on a clinic in their 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia.
ESPN FC's Kasey Keller praises Russia's direct play and how well they used their strengths in a convincing 5-0 win against Saudi Arabia.
Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev is set to miss the rest of the World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury in their opening 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia, a Russian club doctor says.
Dzagoev pulled up with an injury midway through the first half and was substituted in the 24th minute. The Russian Football Union confirmed the hamstring injury...
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Moment of the Day: Cheryshev's curler

5 days ago   |   By ESPN

Russia's Denis Cheryshev scored two stunning goals, but his curler late in the second half stole the show against Saudi Arabia.
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Denis Cheryshev makes history for Russia in opener

5 days ago   |   By FanSided

Denis Cheryshev made World Cup history when he became the first sub to score in the opening match. He added a second as Russia won 5-0 over Saudi Arabia. Denis Cheryshev entered the World Cup opening match for Russia in the 24th minute as a replacement for the injured Alan Dzagoev. The Villarreal winger might...
Denis Cheryshev makes history for Russia in opener - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

5 days ago   |   By USA Today

Substitute Denis Cheryshev scores two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup
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Alexi Lalas: 'This is exactly what Russia needed' against Saudi Arabia

Alexi Lalas: 'This is exactly what Russia needed' against Saudi Arabia

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

What does Russia's 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia mean going forward? Alexi Lalas, Guus Hiddink and Moisés Muñoz discuss with Rob Stone.
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Watch Russia's Denis Cheryshev Score First Great World Cup 2018 Goal

5 days ago   |   By NESN

Denis Cheryshev and his teammates have given Russia a reason to party.
The Russia midfielder scored a beautiful goal Thursday in his team's 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia was leading 3-0 in the 91st minute when Chreyshev ran onto a knock-down pass and hit a sweet shot with the outside of his foot past Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Abdullah Al Mayouf.
How did Cheryshev follow up a beautiful first goal?
By scoring one like this. pic.twitter.com/cGq58weTrz
- FOX Soccer June 14, 2018
The goal was Chreyshev's second of the game, as he opened his...
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Russia 2018 World Cup standings, scores, full schedule: Russia destroys Saudi Arabia in opening game

5 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Follow along with scores, schedule and standings throughout the World Cup group stage and knockout round
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Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0: Cheryshev, Golovin star in World Cup opener despite Dzagoev blow

Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0: Cheryshev, Golovin star in World Cup opener despite Dzagoev blow

5 days ago   |   By Goal

Denis Cheryshev scored his first Russia goals as the World Cup hosts brushed Saudi Arabia aside at Luzhniki Stadium.
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Golovin scores a great free kick to cap Russia's 5-0 win

Golovin scores a great free kick to cap Russia's 5-0 win

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

What a match for Russia.
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Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opening game of World Cup

5 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 Thursday in the opening match of the World Cup.
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