The World Cup is upon us, which means it's time to take your sick days and watch as much soccer as you possibly can. "But there are 11 players on the pitch, not one". "Our focus here is the collective game", Jesus said. They inexplicably sacked Bert van Marwijk despite a successful campaign and then his successor Edgardo Bauza before the World Cup draw in November.
Cherchesov's team entered the match at Moscow's 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium under intense pressure to put on a worthy performance. "I can't worry about decisions that are out of my control".
The Saudi Arabian Football Federation has refuted reports about possible reprimands which may await certain members of the kingdoms national football team after the defeat at the FIFA World Cup here.
"This result is totally unsatisfactory because it does not reflect the true level of our preparedness". He chipped the ball over two Saudi defenders in the 43rd minute and shot over goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf's right side to make it 2-0.
Meanwhile, chairman of the General Sport Authority, Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al-Sheikh also had some scathing words for the players saying; 'These players have made my face go black with embarrassment and fury.
Saudi footballers to be penalised for loss against Russian Federation
"Without him they are a respectable team, with him even more", he said.
"I have never done anything like this", Cheryshev said. In it, he talked about the doubts he has experienced since April.
Russia's key playmaker Alan Dzagoev was subbed off after picking up a hamstring injury and was replaced by Denis Cheryshev, who showed great skill and composure to slam his team's second goal in the 43rd minute. But with the five goals against the Saudis, a draw could be enough against either of their two remaining opponents.
Saudi Arabia's next Group A encounter is against Uruguay in Rostov on June 20.
Sane cut from Germany squad for World Cup; Neuer included
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer made his first appearance since September in the 2-1 defeat by Austria in a friendly on Saturday. Manchester City star Leroy Sane has reacted to his omission from the Germany 23-man World Cup squad.