Goals from Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin helped them on their way, but the former Real Madrid man stole the limelight after coming on as a first half subsitute.
There will not be many occasions when Saudi Arabia's players have enjoyed 62 per cent of the possession on the home turf of a European opponent and yet for much of the first half, as the world watched Russian Federation kick-off its own tournament, the team in green had the ball.
Russian Federation looked more purposeful from the start as they poured into the vast spaces on both flanks and it was no surprise when they opened the scoring after 12 minutes as Gazinsky was left unmarked to nod home Golovin's deep left-wing cross.
The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with Russian Federation beating Saudi Arabia, 5-0, in the opening match.
The end result was a win beyond Russia's wildest dreams as the hosts claimed their biggest World Cup victory since defeating Hungary 6-0 in 1986.
But his replacement, former Real Madrid winger Cheryshev, celebrated his recent recall to the national side with Russia's second goal two minutes before half-time. Golovin added the fifth from a free kick.
In a departure from what has become the norm for opening ceremonies, this year's inauguration was shorter and less flamboyant than what many would have expected, lasting some 30 minutes and featuring British pop star Robbie Williams as the celebration's highlight.
The group stages will be 16 groups of three teams with the top two going through.
Musk's success wil come as an encouraging vote of confidence as he seeks to accelerate the production of the Model 3 . The aggressive energy storage deployment is possible because of the massive scale of the Gigafactory.
And the young talent is no stranger to the limelight of TV, having already stared in the ITV's The Voice Kids previous year . Courtney , pupil at The Academy at Shotton Hall, has been signing for a number of years, after taking singing lessons.
Developer 343 Industries has revealed more information regarding the development of Halo Infinite , and the Slipspace Engine. Microsoft gave us a Forza Horizon 4 release date as soon as it revealed the game: you can start playing on October 2, 2018.
There are bigger things to worry about than whether the Duchess of Sussex follows every single minute royal dress protocol. The queen's husband, 96-year-old Prince Philip, has retired from royal duties.
On May 16, the court granted 17 Democratic attorneys general, led by California, permission to intervene to defend the ACA. As much as president Trump may dominate the headlines, the increasing cost of care is weighing heavily on voters.
If there is one thing you have to love about Bungie and their Destiny franchise, it's that they constantly develop and innovate. Speaking of unannounced games, Blizzard has revealed in a job listing that it's working on a "new, unannounced Diablo project".
Traffic was held up in the steamy midday sun and scores of bystanders were penned in by police when Trump went to meet Lee. Word does get around, however, and the prospect of a meeting between Kim and Trump had already been on the public's radar.
On Thursday, Macron threw down a gauntlet to Trump, saying that the rest of the G7 had no problem negotiating without him. Those leaders are already frustrated with Trump for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal.
David, who has an estimated net worth of $52 billion, will take on the title of director emeritus after his retirement. He earned two degrees in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the early 1960s.
Title of new Wonder Woman movie revealed
Jenkins shared a picture of Pine decked out in a brown tracksuit, reports Access. First, Trevor's return in Wonder Woman 1984 could be a product of time travel .
LeBron James broke his right hand after Game 1
Los Angeles would further James' options post career while also giving him a reasonably strong team to chase another ring with. If LeBron departs Cleveland , the Cavaliers organization has to blow everything up and rebuild from a sub-foundational level.
Kevin Durant Is Golden State’s Terrifying Plan B
Curry finished with 11 points on three-of-16 shooting, while he was one-for-10 from three-point range. Thompson struggled as well, though he came alive for a couple of key buckets in the third quarter.
California 2018 Primary Election
It's the first state referendum on President Trump , whose immigration policies in particular have galvanized many Latino voters. A host of state Assembly and Senate races are also on the ballot, along with local elections in many Southland cities.