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LIVE: Russia v Egypt

2018-06-19 11:54

LIVE scoring from the Soccer World Cup Group A classh between hosts Russia and Egypt.

All eyes on Salah as Russia take on Egypt

2018-06-19 06:48

Soccer World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah.

Russia 'know how to stop' Egypt's Salah

2018-06-18 14:18

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a way to reign in Egypt's striker Mohamed Salah in Saint Petersburg.

Salah return stands in Russia's road to last 16

2018-06-18 07:43

Mohamed Salah is a looming obstacle as Russia attempt to secure their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.

Salah World Cup return comes with health warning

2018-06-16 16:50

Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russia on Tuesday.

WATCH: Robbie Williams flips middle finger at SWC opening ceremony

2018-06-15 09:30

British singer Robbie Williams, who was the opening act at the Soccer World Cup in Russia, decided to flip his middle finger to the camera.

Russia prove doubters wrong - for now

2018-06-15 07:10

Russia showed ruthless finishing in thumping Saudi Arabia in the tournament's opening match before an anxious crowd of nearly 80 000.

Cheryshev: World Cup starring role 'beyond my dreams'

2018-06-14 21:46

Russia winger Denis Cheryshev said he "could never have dreamed" of his two-goal performance for the hosts in the opening match of the World Cup.

Putin congratulates Russia coach after emphatic win

2018-06-14 20:58

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said he received a congratulatory call from Vladimir Putin after the World Cup hosts pummelled Saudi Arabia.

Russia get SWC off to perfect start with Saudi win

2018-06-14 19:02

Hosts Russia got their 2018 Soccer World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 5-0 win over Group A opponents Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Russia get SWC off to perfect start with Saudi win

2018-06-14 19:02

Hosts Russia got their 2018 Soccer World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 5-0 win over Group A opponents Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Hosts Russia thrash Saudi Arabia in SWC opener

2018-06-14 18:57

Hosts Russia got their 2018 Soccer World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a win over Group A opponents Saudi Arabia.

As it happened: Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia

2018-06-14 18:50

Recap all the action from the 2018 Soccer World Cup opening clash between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

LIVE: Russia, Saudi Arabia get SWC 2018 under way

2018-06-14 16:52

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary from the 2018 Soccer World Cup opening ceremony and clash between Russia and Saudi Arabia.