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Saudi Arabia Boss Juan Antonio Pizzi Keen to Move on Quickly After Being Thrashed 5-0 By Russia

10 days ago   |   By SI


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'No one expected this': Russian fans react to 5-0 thumping of Saudis in World Cup opener

10 days ago   |   By RT

Russian fans have reacted with shock after their team thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 to earn a comprehensive World Cup opening game win at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
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Wave of Mexicans steal hearts by posing with disabled Russian fans at World Cup opener

10 days ago   |   By RT

Russia impressed on the pitch with a 5-0 World Cup 2018 opening win on Thursday, but it was Mexican fans who stole hearts off it at Luzhniki Stadium by lending sombreros to disabled fans and posing for photos with them.
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Russia Is Just One Tournament Cancellation Away From Being Crowned World Cup Champions

10 days ago   |   By Slate

Russia enjoyed an emphatic curtain-raising at the 2018 World Cup, beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 in Moscow. The home squad faced little resistance from their opponents, who approached the match with all the verve and incisiveness of 11 men simultaneously recovering from cataract operations.
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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

10 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

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...
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Watch: Putin Jokes With Crown Prince MBS As Russia Defeats Saudi Arabia During World Cup

10 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Russia beat Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the World Cup.
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Russia's rout of Saudi Arabia doesn't mean they're any good

Russia's rout of Saudi Arabia doesn't mean they're any good

10 days ago   |   By New York Post

Saudi Arabia's defensive ineptitude allowed Russia to run away with the World Cup opener.
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The Latest: Russia rips Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

The Latest: Russia rips Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

10 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup :
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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

10 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

MOSCOW - Inspired by the home crowd in the opening match of the World Cup, Russia ended a 16-year wait for victory.
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World Cup 2018: Russia destroys Saudi Arabia, Putin is super happy and more from Day 1

10 days ago   |   By CBS Sports

The World Cup hosts steamrolled Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament on Thursday
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Russia routs Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

10 days ago   |   By Review Journal

It was Russia's first World Cup win since 2002 and ended a seven-game winless run overall - the national team's longest winless streak in 20 years.
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Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia: Aleksandr Golovin Stars as Hosts Kick Start World Cup Campaign in Style

10 days ago   |   By SI


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Russia opens World Cup by treating Putin, home crowd to a show in 5-0 rout of Saudi Arabia

Russia opens World Cup by treating Putin, home crowd to a show in 5-0 rout of Saudi Arabia

10 days ago   |   By National Post

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.
With President Vladimir Putin watching, Cheryshev chipped the ball over two Saudi defenders in the 43rd minute and shot over goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf's right side. He later chipped the ball in for Russia's fourth goal in stoppage time.
Yuri Gazinsky initially put Russia ahead with a header from Alexander Golovin's cross in the 12th minute.
After Cheryshev's first goal, Artyom Dzyuba made an instant impact off the bench to make it 3-0 in the...
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Denis Cheryshev, Russia Open 2018 World Cup with 5-0 Thrashing of Saudi Arabia

10 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Russia kicked off the 2018 World Cup with a comfortable 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Yury Gazinsky gave the hosts the lead after 12 minutes when he headed home Aleksandr Golovin's cross...
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