RUS vs SAU: Saudi Arabia to play against the host nation Russia today in the opening match of a World Cup. Saudi Arabia failed to perform well in the friendlies as they lost to Italy, Germany and Peru. However, the team has said that their main aim is to defeat Russia in the first match and to make the team-best one.
Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay belong to the Group A of FIFA World Cup standings. In the last five matches, Russia team has not won any matches but Saudi Arabia has won two matches. FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will start earlier today. Around 500 dancers, gymnasts and trampolinists will be performing in an opening that will pay homage to all things. The ceremony will close with a firework display.
Tournament: FIFA World Cup 2018
Match Between: Russia vs Saudi Arabia
Time: 11 a.m. ET, 4 pm UK time on June 14
Venue: Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow
Russia vs Saudi Arabia Preview & Prediction
In the opening match of FIFA World Cup 2018, it is predicted that the host team Russia has more chance to win the first game. However, it is not so easy as Saudi Arabia has trained in recent friendly matches. Aleksandr Golovin and Fahad Al Muwallad are the two key players to be watched in today’s match.
TV Channel List
- Germany ORF TV Live, Sportschau Live, Sky Sport UHD Germany, Sky Go Deutschland, ARD Das Erste, SRF zwei, ORF eins, WDR Event
- India SONY TEN 2 HD, Sony ESPN HD, Sony ESPN, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 3, Sony LIV
- Ireland The ITV Hub, UTV, RTE Player, STV Scotland, RTE 2, ITV 1 UK, BBC Radio 5 Live, TalkSport Radio UK
- Russia Sportbox.ru, Channel One Russia Live, Channel One Russia
- Saudi Arabia beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN 4K Arabia, beIN MAX 1, beIN MAX 3
- Uruguay Canal 10 Uruguay, TeleDoce Uruguay, Monte Carlo TV Canal 4, DIRECTV Sports Uruguay, DIRECTV Play Deportes
- United Kingdom BBC Radio 5 Live, UTV, The ITV Hub, STV Scotland, TalkSport Radio UK, ITV 1 UK
- United States Futbol de Primera Radio, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, Sling World Cup, FOX Network, Telemundo
- Egypt beIN MAX 1, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN 4K Arabia, beIN MAX 3