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Russia v Saudi Arabia: the World Cup opening match – live!

World Cup 2018 updates from the 4pm (BST) Group A kick-offWorld Cup day one: follow the opening ceremony live!And feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 4.05pm BST 3 min: Aleksandr Golovin wins a corner for Russia after chasing a long ball in behind the Saudi Arabia defence. Yuri Zhirkov swings the ball towards the near post, where it’s cleared. 4.03pm BST 2 min: Aleksandr Samedov wins the first free-kick of the tournament, getting tripped by Mohammad Al-Breik as he gallops down the right flank. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - 5 days ago