Russia scores five against Saudi Arabia

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Host nation Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup in Moscow on 14 June.

Yury Gazinsky opened the scoring with a header after 12 minutes, Denis Cheryshev added a second before Artem Dzyuba got the third in the 71st minute.

Cheryshev added a fourth with a superb finish before Golovin curled in a superb free-kick in injury time to delight of local fans.

Subscribe to our Telegram channel to keep in touch with latest news. Open this link in any device and click Join button.