On 14 June 2018, Russia played the first match against Saudi Arabic in the FIFA 18: World Cup. Russia entered this year's World Cup as the lowest ranked nation among the 32 selected and competing, team. Yesterday, the first match of the World Cup took place between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Russia came over with the victory of 5-0 in Moscow against Saudi Arabic.
Vladimir Putin started a speech by welcoming the crowd and opening up the World Cup. As we all know, there is always a lot of excitement around the world for the first game of the Cup, although that is tempered a bit this year because the match was between the 67th and 70th ranked teams.
Caption: Vladimir Putin welcome speech to the crowd in the FIFA 18: World Cup.
World Cup held in Russia started on 14 June 2018. The match took place between the 67th and 70th ranked team. Russia played the match against Saudi Arabic. The game started with a lot of excitement and the crowd was loud as always. Russia scored the first goal of the Tournament. Yuri Gazinski puts Russia ahead and becomes the first scorer at the tournament. Leaps highest and probably shoves his marker in the back to create space to guide a cross from the left past Abdullah Al-Mayouf and inside the left upright just in 12 minutes. Just after 23 minutes the famous professional player "Alan Dzagoev" was injured. Denis Cheryshev came as a substitute to replace the injured Dzagoev. Russia scored the second goal in the 43 minute of the game. Denis Cheryshev, who was a substitute player scored the second goal for his country in the first match of the World Cup 2018. The result before the 1st half of the match was 2-0.
Caption: Celebration of the first goal of FIFA 18: World Cup by Russia scored by Yury.
Saudi Arabic were losing the match by 2-0 in the first half. Russia came up with the good game and was leading in the match. In the second half, a change was in approach from Saudi Arabia as Ateef is substituted for the attacking midfielder AL Muwallad. There was also a substitution in Russia. Samedov was replaced by Kuzyaev on the right flank. Another substitution of Russia came when Dzyuba comes on the pitch as a substitute of Smolov. Russia scored the 3rd goal in the 71 minute of the match. Dzyuba was the one to achieve one more goal for Russia in the 71 minute of the match. Aleksandr Golovin received the first yellow card in the FIFA 18: World Cup in the 88 minute of the match. Golovin is booked for tripping Al Faraj in the middle of the park. Extra 5 minutes were added after the 90 minutes of the match. Russia fired up and scored 2 goals just in 5 minutes. First goal after 90 minute was scored by Denis Cheryshev in the 90+1 minute of the match. Another goal was scored by Aleksandr Golovin in the 90+4 minute of the match. The professional player of Saudi named "Taisir Al- Jassim" also received a yellow card in the 90+3 minutes of the match. Russia came over victory of 5-0 at the end of the game making Saudi Arabic disappointed.
1: Yury Gazinsky scored the first goal for Russia in 12 minutes of the match.
2: Denis Cheryshev was the second scorer and the one with two goals for Russia in the 43 minutes and 90+1 minutes of the match.
3: Artem Dzyuba is the third scorer of the match for Russia in the 71 minutes of the game.
4: Aleksandr Golovin is the fourth and last man to score a goal in the first match of FIFA 18: World Cup for Russia in the 90+4 minutes of the match.
There were two yellow cards in the first match of the FIFA 18: World Cup. one yellow card was for Russia while the second was for Saudi Arabic.
1: Aleksandr Golovin was the first player to receive the first yellow card of the FIFA 18: World Cup in the 88 minutes of the match.
2: The second yellow card was received by the professional player of Saudi Arabic "Taisir Al- Jassim" in the 90+3 minute of the match.
The professional player of Russia Alan Dzagoev was injured in the 24 minute of the match and was replaced by the famous player "Denis Cheryshev". This was the only one injury of the match.
Caption: Russian player Alan Dzagoev got injured in the 24 minutes of the game.
Russia came up with the huge victory with the 5-0 win against Saudi Arabic. Russia celebrated with the crowd in the first match of the FIFA 18: World Cup making Saudi Arabia disappointed in the first match.
Caption: Celebration of Russian crowd after the 5-0 victory to Saudi Arabia.