2018 World Cup: Russia-Saudi Arabia 5-0

Perfect start for hosts in Group A

The hosts of the 2018 World Cup kicked off the tournament in the best possible fashion, as Russia easily dispensed of a weak Saudi Arabia 5-0. The scorers were: Iury Gazinsky (12′), Denis Cheryshev (43′, 90′ +1), Artem Dzyuba (71′) and Aleksandr Golovin (90′ +5).