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World Cup, 1-round, group stage, 14.06.18 11:00

5
FT
    (A. Golovin)  Yury Gazinskiy
12'
 
    (R. Zobnin)  Denis Cheryshev
43'
 
    (A. Golovin)  Artem Dzyuba
71'
 
88'
 
    (A. Dzyuba)  Denis Cheryshev
90'
 
 
90'
90'
 
Statistics
Shots
12
 
 
 
4
Shots on target
7
 
 
 
0
Shots Blocked
2
 
 
 
2
Possession %
41
 
 
 
59
Corner
6
 
 
 
2
Fouls
22
 
 
 
10
Offsides
3
 
 
 
1
Yellow cards
1
 
 
 
1
Red cards
0
 
 
 
0
Goal Kicks
4
 
 
 
6
Crosses
18
 
 
 
8
H: 79% (1877) D: 15% (345) A: 6% (142)
Match preview
Stadium: Olimpiyskiy stadion Luzhniki  Moscow, Russia ​   +20°C
Viewers:78,011

Match Events

90+5
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia is a contender for Man of the Match after a great performance today
 
90+5
 
Russia with a deserved victory after a fine display
 
90+5
That's it! The referee blows the final whistle
 
90+5
 
Ball possession: Russia: 41%, Saudi Arabia: 59%.
 
90+4
G O O O A A A L Aleksandr Golovin curls the direct free kick into the back of the net! Wonderful finish
 
90+3
Yellow card for Taisir Al-Jassim
 
90+3
 
The referee signals a free kick as Taisir Al-Jassim from Saudi Arabia trips Aleksandr Golovin
 
90+3
 
Aleksandr Golovin is penalised for pushing Yasir Al Shahrani
 
90+1
 
A great goal by Denis Cheryshev
 
90+1
 
Artem Dzyuba provided the assist for the goal.
 
90+1
G O O O A A A L - Denis Cheryshev with the goal!
 
90+1
 
Artem Dzyuba heads the ball back across goal...
 
90+1
 
Obstruction as Fahad Al-Muwallad cuts off the run of Sergei Ignashevich. A free-kick is awarded.
 
90+1
 
The fourth official shows there are 3 minute(s) of time to be added
 
90+1
 
Denis Cheryshev from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Mohammed Al Burayk
 
90
 
Salman Al-Faraj relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
90
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia swings in the corner from the right.
 
90
 
Ball possession: Russia: 39%, Saudi Arabia: 61%.
 
89
 
Omar Hawsawi clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
89
 
Roman Zobnin puts in a dangerous cross...
 
89
 
Ilya Kutepov relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
89
 
Mohammed Al Burayk puts in a dangerous cross...
 
88
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia is booked after several commited fouls.
 
88
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Osama Hawsawi
 
88
 
Hattan Sultan Babhir from Saudi Arabia passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
87
 
The referee signals a free kick as Daler Kuzyaev from Russia trips Salem Al-Dawsari
 
87
 
Mohanad Asiri relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
87
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia swings in the corner from the right.
 
86
 
Mohanad Asiri clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
86
 
Yuri Zhirkov crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
86
 
The referee signals a free kick as Hattan Sultan Babhir from Saudi Arabia trips Yuri Zhirkov
 
85
 
Ball possession: Russia: 39%, Saudi Arabia: 61%.
 
85
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
85
Mohammed Al-Sahlawi is leaving the field to be replaced by Mohanad Asiri in a tactical substitution.
 
84
 
Daler Kuzyaev goes for goal, but his effort was never close to hitting the target.
 
83
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
83
 
Russia is trying to create something here.
 
82
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
82
 
Fahad Al-Muwallad from Saudi Arabia sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
82
 
A shot by Hattan Sultan Babhir is blocked
 
82
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
81
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
81
 
The referee signals a free kick as Yuri Zhirkov from Russia trips Mohammed Al Burayk
 
80
 
The referee signals a free kick as Taisir Al-Jassim from Saudi Arabia trips Daler Kuzyaev
 
80
 
Salman Al-Faraj relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
80
 
Daler Kuzyaev from Russia swings a cross into the box...
 
80
 
Ball possession: Russia: 40%, Saudi Arabia: 60%.
 
80
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
79
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
78
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
78
 
The game is restarted
 
78
 
Play has been stopped while the referee talks to the players.
 
77
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
77
 
Roman Zobnin from Russia heads the ball, but it's a terrible effort nowhere near the goal.
 
77
 
Aleksandr Golovin crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
76
 
Yasir Al Shahrani is penalised for pushing Roman Zobnin
 
76
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
76
 
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75
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
75
 
Ball possession: Russia: 40%, Saudi Arabia: 60%.
 
75
 
Yuri Gazinskiy from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Taisir Al-Jassim
 
74
 
Artem Dzyuba is penalised for pushing Omar Hawsawi
 
74
 
Goal kick for Russia
 
73
 
Salem Al-Dawsari fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
73
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
72
Yahya Al Shehri is leaving the field to be replaced by Hattan Sultan Babhir in a tactical substitution.
 
71
 
Aleksandr Golovin provided the assist for the goal.
 
71
G O O O A A A L - Artem Dzyuba Russia scores with a header.
 
71
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia makes a great pass and space opens up...
 
71
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
71
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
70
 
Ball possession: Russia: 39%, Saudi Arabia: 61%.
 
70
Fedor Smolov is leaving the field to be replaced by Artem Dzyuba in a tactical substitution.
 
69
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
69
 
Yasir Al Shahrani relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
69
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Yuri Gazinskiy from Russia ...
 
68
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
68
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
68
 
Osama Hawsawi relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
68
 
A shot from Roman Zobnin is parried by the keeper and goes back into play
 
68
 
Russia is having a good opportunity to score.
 
67
 
The referee signals a free kick as Denis Cheryshev from Russia trips Mohammed Al Burayk
 
67
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
66
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
66
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
65
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
65
 
Ball possession: Russia: 39%, Saudi Arabia: 61%.
 
65
 
Denis Cheryshev sends a header towards goal, but Abdullah Al Muaiouf is there to comfortably save it
 
65
 
Fedor Smolov of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
64
Aleksandr Samedov is leaving the field to be replaced by Daler Kuzyaev in a tactical substitution.
 
64
Abdullah Otayf is leaving the field to be replaced by Fahad Al-Muwallad in a tactical substitution.
 
64
 
Denis Cheryshev from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Mohammed Al Burayk
 
63
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
63
 
A shot by Denis Cheryshev is blocked
 
62
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
61
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
61
 
The referee signals a free kick as Denis Cheryshev from Russia trips Mohammed Al Burayk
 
60
 
Ball possession: Russia: 40%, Saudi Arabia: 60%.
 
60
 
The referee signals a free kick as Aleksandr Golovin from Russia trips Salman Al-Faraj
 
59
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
59
 
Safe hands from Abdullah Al Muaiouf as he comes out and claims the ball
 
59
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Yuri Zhirkov from Russia ...
 
58
 
Salman Al-Faraj from Saudi Arabia is ruled offside
 
58
 
Taisir Al-Jassim crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
58
 
The referee signals a free kick as Aleksandr Samedov from Russia trips Salem Al-Dawsari
 
57
 
The referee signals a free kick as Roman Zobnin from Russia trips Abdullah Otayf
 
56
 
Goal kick for Russia
 
56
 
Mohammed Al Burayk from Saudi Arabia crosses the ball, but his team mate arrives a little late and can't benefit from it.
 
56
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
55
 
Ball possession: Russia: 40%, Saudi Arabia: 60%.
 
55
 
Taisir Al-Jassim from Saudi Arabia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Yuri Gazinskiy
 
54
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
54
 
The match is being played at a slow tempo with neither side having the upper hand
 
54
 
Safe hands from Abdullah Al Muaiouf as he comes out and claims the ball
 
54
 
Denis Cheryshev delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
54
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
53
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
53
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
52
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
52
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
52
 
Aleksandr Samedov fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
51
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
50
 
Osama Hawsawi relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
50
 
Yuri Zhirkov from Russia swings in the corner from the left.
 
50
 
Ball possession: Russia: 39%, Saudi Arabia: 61%.
 
50
 
Osama Hawsawi clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
49
 
The referee signals a free kick as Aleksandr Golovin from Russia trips Abdullah Otayf
 
48
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
48
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
47
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
47
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
46
 
The referee signals a free kick as Aleksandr Golovin from Russia trips Osama Hawsawi
 
46
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
46
The second half is underway
 
45+3
 
Russia has been the better team in this half
 
45+3
It's over! The referee blows for half time
 
45+3
 
Ball possession: Russia: 41%, Saudi Arabia: 59%.
 
45+2
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
45+2
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia commits a foul by elbowing Abdullah Otayf
 
45+1
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
45+1
 
The fourth official shows there are 2 minute(s) of time to be added
 
45
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
45
 
Ball possession: Russia: 41%, Saudi Arabia: 59%.
 
44
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
43
 
Roman Zobnin provided the assist for the goal.
 
43
G O O O A A A L - Denis Cheryshev with the goal!
 
43
 
Great skill from Denis Cheryshev as he dribbles past his opponents
 
43
 
Roman Zobnin of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
43
 
Aleksandr Golovin of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
42
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
42
 
Russia is having a good opportunity to score.
 
42
 
Aleksandr Samedov of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
42
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
41
 
The referee signals a free kick as Salman Al-Faraj from Saudi Arabia trips Roman Zobnin
 
40
 
Ball possession: Russia: 42%, Saudi Arabia: 58%.
 
40
 
The referee signals a free kick as Aleksandr Golovin from Russia trips Abdullah Otayf
 
40
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
39
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
39
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
38
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
37
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
37
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
36
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
35
 
Danger averted there as Osama Hawsawi from Saudi Arabia clears the danger with a good tackle
 
35
 
Great skill from Aleksandr Golovin as he dribbles past his opponents
 
35
 
Ball possession: Russia: 48%, Saudi Arabia: 52%.
 
35
 
Salem Al-Dawsari from Saudi Arabia directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
35
 
Yuri Gazinskiy from Russia looks to have committed a foul on Salem Al-Dawsari but the referee is not having it and waves play on!
 
34
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
34
 
Fedor Smolov from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Osama Hawsawi
 
34
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
33
 
Yuri Gazinskiy from Russia goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Salman Al-Faraj
 
32
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
32
 
Goal kick for Saudi Arabia
 
31
 
Goal kick for Russia
 
31
 
A chance presents itself to Yasir Al Shahrani from Saudi Arabia but his header goes wide
 
31
 
Salman Al-Faraj crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
30
 
The referee signals a free kick as Yuri Zhirkov from Russia trips Taisir Al-Jassim
 
30
 
Ball possession: Russia: 53%, Saudi Arabia: 47%.
 
29
 
Fedor Smolov from Russia is ruled offside
 
29
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
28
 
Goal kick for Russia
 
28
 
Salem Al-Dawsari fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
27
 
Ilya Kutepov is penalised for pushing Salem Al-Dawsari
 
27
 
Denis Cheryshev from Russia tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
27
 
Denis Cheryshev from Russia takes the ball forward trying to make something happen...
 
26
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
26
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
25
 
Ball possession: Russia: 55%, Saudi Arabia: 45%.
 
25
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
24
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
24
 
The game is restarted
 
24
Alan Dzagoev is injured and is replaced by Denis Cheryshev.
 
24
 
It doesn't look good here as Alan Dzagoev is injured and is taken off the field to receive medical treatment.
 
23
 
Alan Dzagoev is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field.
 
22
 
Play has been stopped because there is a player lying on the pitch.
 
22
 
Yuri Gazinskiy relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
22
 
Salman Al-Faraj from Saudi Arabia swings in the corner from the left.
 
22
 
Mohammed Al-Sahlawi sees his shot deflected off target
 
22
 
Poor play by Yuri Gazinskiy as his weak attempt to clear the ball puts his side under pressure
 
22
 
Mohammed Al Burayk puts in a cross...
 
21
 
Aleksandr Samedov relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
21
 
Salman Al-Faraj from Saudi Arabia swings in the corner from the left.
 
21
 
Ilya Kutepov clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
21
 
Yasir Al Shahrani delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
21
 
Saudi Arabia start a counter attack
 
21
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia passes the ball, but his team mate can't benefit from it.
 
20
 
Ball possession: Russia: 56%, Saudi Arabia: 44%.
 
20
 
The referee signals a free kick as Mohammed Al-Sahlawi from Saudi Arabia trips Roman Zobnin
 
20
 
Saudi Arabia is in control of the ball.
 
19
 
That's a great ball by Aleksandr Samedov from Russia. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
19
 
Russia start a counter attack
 
19
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
18
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
18
 
Sergei Ignashevich could cost his team a goal after a defensive blunder.
 
18
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
18
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
17
 
Mohammed Al Burayk comes back onto the field.
 
17
 
Mohammed Al-Sahlawi is penalised for pushing Sergei Ignashevich
 
17
 
The game is restarted
 
16
 
It doesn't look good here as Mohammed Al Burayk is injured and is taken off the field to receive medical treatment.
 
16
 
Mohammed Al Burayk is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field.
 
16
 
Play has been stopped because there is a player lying on the pitch.
 
15
 
Ball possession: Russia: 60%, Saudi Arabia: 40%.
 
15
 
Mario Fernandes from Russia is ruled offside
 
15
 
Mario Fernandes of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
15
 
Could be a good chance here as Alan Dzagoev from Russia cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
15
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
15
 
Russia is having a good opportunity to score.
 
14
 
Fedor Smolov from Russia is ruled offside
 
14
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
13
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
12
 
Aleksandr Golovin provided the assist for the goal.
 
12
G O O O A A A L - Yuri Gazinskiy Russia scores with a header.
 
12
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia puts in a great cross...
 
12
 
Yahya Al Shehri relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
12
 
Yuri Zhirkov from Russia swings in the corner from the left.
 
11
 
Alan Dzagoev sees his shot deflected off target
 
11
 
Roman Zobnin of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
11
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
10
 
Russia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
10
 
Ball possession: Russia: 56%, Saudi Arabia: 44%.
 
10
 
Danger averted there as Aleksandr Golovin from Russia clears the danger with a good tackle
 
10
 
Saudi Arabia start a counter attack
 
10
 
Taisir Al-Jassim relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
10
 
Yuri Zhirkov from Russia swings in the corner from the left.
 
9
 
Yuri Zhirkov sees his shot deflected off target
 
9
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
9
 
Great skill from Aleksandr Golovin as he dribbles past his opponents
 
9
 
Russia is in control of the ball.
 
8
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
8
 
Omar Hawsawi relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
8
 
Alan Dzagoev heads the ball back across goal...
 
8
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
7
 
A shot by Aleksandr Samedov is blocked
 
7
 
Mario Fernandes of Russia passes the ball to a team mate.
 
7
 
Could be a good chance here as Fedor Smolov from Russia cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
7
 
Russia start a counter attack
 
7
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
7
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
6
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
6
 
A shot by Yasir Al Shahrani is blocked
 
5
 
Saudi Arabia is trying to create something here.
 
5
 
Ball possession: Russia: 57%, Saudi Arabia: 43%.
 
5
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
5
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
4
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
4
 
Fedor Smolov is penalised for pushing Mohammed Al Burayk
 
3
 
Salman Al-Faraj relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
3
 
Yuri Zhirkov from Russia swings in the corner from the left.
 
3
 
Aleksandr Golovin from Russia tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
2
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
2
 
Russia take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
1
 
The referee signals a free kick as Omar Hawsawi from Saudi Arabia trips Aleksandr Samedov
 
1
 
Saudi Arabia take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
1
 
The pitch is in good condition today allowing for more technical play
 
1
 
It's a nice warm day for playing football.
 
1
 
Saudi Arabia kick-off, and the game is underway.
 
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The referee starts the match
 
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