Saudi Arabian sports authorities to hold players ‘accountable’ for 5-0 thrashing

2018 FIFA World Cup

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"The first game of the [Russian] national team and Saudi Arabia was watched by 55 respondents", the materials of the survey obtained by Sputnik said.

"We've done everything we could for the national team players", Al-Sheikh lamented.

France vs Australia (World Cup 2018)
Referee Andres Cunha halted the game to check footage of the incident on a pitchside monitor before pointing to the penalty spot. It's the ideal start for France , whose ambition is to finish at the top of a group that also includes Peru and Denmark.

The biggest World Cup opening match win since 1934 was sweet for the battered Russians and Cherchesov also had to explain they hadn't tried to deceive anyone in the run-up.

Cherchesov's team entered the match at Moscow's 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium under intense pressure to put on a worthy performance.

Saudi Arabian side impressed the footballing fans with their passing skills and short cameo displays.

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Jeddah - As the FIFA World Cup 2018 kicked off on Thursday with a match between hosts Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, Saudi football fans in Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah and Dammam flocked to luxurious tents built especially for the occasion of 2018 FIFA World Cup, organized and supported by the General Sports Authority under the slogan "Live the World Cup". "I will continue working as I am".

"Several players will face a penalty - goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf, striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi and defender Omar Hawsawi", he added.

'These players have made my face go black with embarrassment and fury. The forward said he had spent the past two months debating whether to remain with the Colchoneros or accept Barca's offer.

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This is the first time Saudi Arabia reaches the World Cup finals since the 2006 edition in Germany. He then scored two goals. "I'm just grateful to be alongside Luis", Varela said. "And our opponents will be getting stronger by the match."Russia next play Egypt on June 19 in Saint Petersburg and finish off Group A against two-time World Cup winners Uruguay in Samara on June 25".

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