The coach and players of Russia are in ecstasy after the great start of the world cup in their own country. The host won Thursday’s opening match against Saudi Arabia by as much as 5-0.
“Such a great victory I did not even dare to dream of and is even on the high side,” said coach Stanislav Cherchesov in his press conference after the match. “We have taken the first step, but with Egypt, we get a stronger opponent.”
Russia was at peace already with 2-0 against the weak Saudi Arabia, and suggested that a quarter of an hour for time final victory safely in Moscow. Denis Good and Aleksandr Golovin brought the final score in injury time even at 5-0.
Good, also for the second hit had taken care of the most important man in Russia, can not believe his luck. “There are no words that can express how I am feeling right now. I’m especially happy for my family, who I always support in difficult times. This is something I would never dare to dream of.”
By the resounding victory against Saudi Arabia, Russia will naturally lead in group A. Egypt and Uruguay play Friday at 14.00 against each other, and Russia comes Tuesday, June 19, again in action against Egypt.