Goals from Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin helped them on their way, but the former Real Madrid man stole the limelight after coming on as a first half subsitute.
Three quick points on Russian Federation 5-0 Saudi Arabia in their Group A opener at the World Cup on Thursday afternoon.
But don't forget you too can get involved in predicting the scorelines, along with a whole host of other things such as the Golden Boot victor and which nations will advance from each group.
Today marks the opening of Russia's first ever World Cup, against a team who have not competed at the tournament since 2006.
Russian Federation started the World Cup as the lowest-ranked team in the tournament but the hosts were a class above Saudi Arabia, Dzyuba's header stretching the lead in the 71st minute.
Dzagoev's replacement, Cheryshev, certainly stepped into the breach by scoring two goals after replacing the CSKA Moscow midfielder, including a stunner to make it 4-0, but the hosts can not afford to have their resources depleted even further by the loss of one of their best players.
Cheryshev chipped the ball over two Saudi defenders in the 43rd minute and shot over goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf's right side. Golovin added the fifth from a free kick.
The 2018 World Cup isn't the first go-around for Achilles, who correctly predicted the outcomes of three out of four Confederations Cup matches played in St. Petersburg past year, including the opening and final matches, Tass reports.
There was a dazzling on-pitch light show to accompany Williams and opera star Garifullina, with performers dressed in the colors of each of the 32 World Cup teams bopping to the music.
Saudi Arabia also play Uruguay and Egypt in Group A.
Coach Juan Antonio Pizzi does not speak any Arabic but it will not take long for them to become aware of his Spanish description of their performance as shameful.
Russian Federation even overcame the setback of losing midfielder Alan Dzagoev to a 22nd-minute injury by scoring again through Denis Cheryshev (twice) and Artem Dzyuba to record a convincing victory.
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Pletneva previously criticised the #MeToo campaign against sexual harassment, tentatively spreading in Russian Federation . Stating that she was "not a nationalist", Pletnyova added, 'nonetheless, I know how children suffer later on.
After sharing her controversial tweet about Jarrett back in May, the actress blamed her behavior on her use of ambien . However, the star wrote , she has "developed a bit of palsy" due to stress over the incident.
As seen in the trailer above, the attractive cell shaded graphics are are complimented by lovely narration and musically score . The trailer confirms that Fire Emblem: Three Houses will deliver an experience that should be familiar to fans of the franchise.
ET), just 30 minutes before Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia spar off to officially commence this year's World Cup . Smith is performing the World Cup's anthem song "Live It Up", alongside Kosovan singer Era Istrefi and Nicky Jam.
Frontline Editor R Vijaysankar said Bukhari's shocking demise was a great loss to the world of journalism. One of his guards was also killed in the attack and another is critically injured, police told the BBC .
They found, 49 per cent had bacterial growth, with 36.7 per cent growing coliform bacteria, a group which includes E. coli . But there is a danger of using dish towels, as a new research suggest it can be the very factor that causes food poisoning.
His most significant report before this was the 2012 study of the botched Obama-era gun operation known as Fast and Furious. Republicans argued that these messages showed proof of bias within the agency.
All the students were then asked to write an essay that was either emotional or not related to feelings at all. Feeling hangry is more than just a drop in the blood sugar, according to a new study published by the APA.
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , has given reasons England will win the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation . A total of 23 finalists between the three countries have been selected as possible locations for World Cup games .
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However, he changed his mind after newspapers revealed over the weekend two further undisclosed meetings with the ambassador. It would be nice. "If I was intent on hiding my involvement with the Russians, I did a pretty bad job of that", Banks said.
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Army Corps of Engineers and Fulton County, have built buoys and roped off the area where the whirlpool is located, officials said. Despite the sinkhole, the river remains open while officials warn visitors who may canoe or kayak in the area.