FIFA 2018: Russia thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

Moscow: Host country Russia trashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup to begin their competition in style in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.

Iury Gazinsky opened the scoring with a header after 12 minutes, Denis Cheryshev included a second prior Artem Dzyuba got the third in the 71st moment.

Cheryshev included a fourth with a great complete before Golovin nestled into wonderful free-kick in injury time as President Vladimir Putin viewed on in enchant.