Host nation Russia will play against Saudi Arabia in the first match of FIFA World Cup 2018. Get ready to watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia live streaming online in high definition. After a long wait, the Football World Cup is back in action featuring World’s top teams. From every corner of the World, the best teams arrived in Russia to bring you the best Football action of the year. Heads up and brace yourselves to enjoy the live action of Russia vs Saudi Arabia right from Russia to your home.
The qualification round was an extraordinary campaign. The finals are expected to be even better. Russia stated that more than a million fans are expected to visit the nation for the FIFA World Cup. Russia completed all preparations for the tournament a month ago. Looks like they’ve done great preparations after a successful competition last year.
How To Russia Vs Saudi Arabia Live Streaming
Enjoy the live action of the opening game of this World Cup on your computer, mobile, desktop with the help of official websites and applications. Broadcasting rights holders of FIFA World Cup are also providing the live streaming of World Cup games. In order to watch the live streaming of Russia vs Saudi Arabia, just follow the simple instructions provided below.
US fans can watch Russia vs Saudi Arabia on Fox Sports network via fuboTV. Click on the first link provided above and register yourself if you didn’t. If you are new to fuboTV, enjoy its 7-days free trial during which you can watch World Cup games. Thereafter, you can extend your plan with an affordable monthly plan.
Viewers from other nation can procced by clicking on second link to watch this game online. You may need to create a new account over there. Just follow simple instruction and enjoy your watching.
Russia Vs Saudi Arabia Telecast Channels
Russian fans can enjoy the live coverage on Channel One. Fox Sports 1 will provide the live telecast of Russia vs Saudi Arabia to the people of the United States. If you are from the UK, switch to ITV or BBC TV for the live broadcast on your television. Spanish fans can watch it on Mediaset Espana while French people can watch it on TF1 or beIN Sports. Check out the list below.
- Russia: Channel One, Sportbox.ru, Belarus 5, Channel On Russia Live
- Argentina: Canal 7 TV Publica, Canal de las Estrellas, Directv Sports
- Australia: SBS, Optus Sport, SBS Live, SBS Radio 1/2
- Brazil: Globo, SporTV, Fox Sports 1/2, Fox Play, Spor TV Play
- Canada: TSN Go, TSN 4/5, RDS, CTV, RDS Go
- France: TF1, beIN Sports, ARD Das Erste, beIN Sports Connect
- Iceland: RUV, RUV Radio, ARD Das Erste
- India: Sony Ten 2/3/HD2/HD3, Sony ESPN, Sony Liv
- Morocco: beIN Sports Connect, beIN Max 1/3
- Netherlands: SBS, EM TV, Sky Sport 4 NZ
- Portugal: RTP 1, Spor TV 1, Spor TV Live, RTP lay, Antena 1 – RTP
- Spain: Mediaset Sport App, TeleCinco Espana
- Switzerland: RSI La 2, SRF zwei, RTS Zwei, RTS Deux
- United States: Fox Sports 1, Telemundo, fuboTV, Telemundo Deportes, Sling World Cup
- United Kingdom: ITV 1, RTE 2, STV Scotland, UTV, RTE Player, BBC Radio 5
- Uruguay: Monte Carlo 4, Canal 10, Teledoce, DirecTV Play Deportes/Sports
At What Time Russia Vs Saudi Arabia will start?
It will start at 4:00 pm [GMT] on 14 June 2018. Russia’s newly built Luzhniki stadium will host this match. The stadium will host 7 matches of FIFA World Cup 2018 which includes the Final also.
- Date: 14 June 2018
- Time: 4:00 pm [GMT]
- Venue: Luzhniki Stadium
Saudi Arabia: LLLWW
Russia qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018 as the hosts of the tournament so they did not play the qualification round. Their rivals Saudi Arabia finished played qualifiers and finished at the second spot in Group B standings below Japan. Saudi Arabia won 6 of 10 qualifier games to make a direct move to the finals.
Only one head to head match has been played so far. This is the second meeting between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The only previous meeting between teams was held on 6 October 1993 during a FIFA friendly game. Saudi Arabia won that game by 4-2. Will Russia take the revenge of that defeat when they need a win at any cost?
Saudi Arabia is playing FIFA World Cup for the fifth time. Their biggest achievement came in 1994 when they reached the round of 16. Russia tasted great success in FIFA World Cup 1966 when they finished at 4th place.
Russia are winless in their last 5 World Cup games. They have won 2 games in this competition which can against Cameroon by 6-1 in 1994 and Tunisia by 2-0 in 2002. Home support could help them by adding one more victory.
Saudi Arabia finished at the bottom place in their last 3 World Cups. The 1994 edition was the best as they reached the round of 16.
Russia Vs Saudi Arabia Possible Line-ups
Russia [4-2-3-1]: I. Akinfeev; M. Fernandes, I.Kutepov, S. Ignashevich, Y. Zhirkov; Y. Gazinskiy, R. Zobnin; A. Samedov, A. Dzagoev, A. Golovin; F. Smolov.
Saudi Arabia [4-1-4-1]: A. Al-Maiouf; M. Al-Berik, O. Hawsawi, O. Hawsawi, Y. Al-Shahrani; A. Otayf; Y. Al-Shehri, T. Al-Jassim, S. Al-Faraj, S. Al-Dawsari; M. Al-Sahlawi.