Russia’s Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side’s fourth goal in their 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. Photo: AP

Five-star World Cup opening for Russia as hosts put hapless Saudi Arabia to the sword in front of Putin

The Russians serve up an adrenaline-fuelled performance for an 80,000-capacity Luzhniki crowd

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2018

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Russia’s Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side’s fourth goal in their 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. Photo: AP
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