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Friday, June 15, 2018

Russia wins World Cup 2018 Opener and Sets New Record.

Russia wins World Cup 2018 Opener and Sets New Record.

   In the Opening match of 2018 World Cup, Russia vs Saudia Arabia, the host team has wonderful performance, & they beat the Saudi Arabia 5-0.
It is the biggest World Cup Record by the host nation by winning with big Margin since 1934 World Cup.

World Cup 2018 Russia, Russia wins over saudi arabia, Openeing match, stats, New Records.

Following are the main Records/Stats-points derived the in the Opening match of Russia 2018.


1-   Gazinsky scores the first goal of the FIFA WorldCup to put Russia ahead 1-0.

2-  With that goal, Cheryshev becomes the first substitute to score in an Opening Match of the FIFA WorldCup 2018.

3-  Its second time that the host nation (Russia 5-0 S.Arabia ) has won their opening match with the big margin, first one is Italy v USA in 1934 Wrld Cup (7-1).

4 -   Saudi Arabia has not won any of their last 11 games at the World Cup (drew two, lost nine). Their last win in 1994 WC (1-0 v Belgium).

5 -  This is the fifth time Saudi Arabia appears in FIFA World Cup, and in all tournament, they have failed to win their opening match.

6 -   Gazinskiy's (Russia) strike marked the first time that the opening goal of a World Cup tournament has been a header since 1990.

7 -   In this game, Sergei Ignashevich became the oldest player to ever appear in a World Cup match for Russia/USSR (38 years & 335 days old).

See More:     FIFA World Cup 2018 Complete Schedule, Latest Results.

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