2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
2-0-0, 1st in FIFA World Cup
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13hReuters

Russia's hard work key to World Cup run

Russia has been brilliant this World Cup but perhaps the secret to their success isn't just their ability on the ball but old-fashioned industry.

Seb & Herc's World Cup journey continues in Rostov (3:10)
The 6,000km cycling journey without a match ticket (1:36)
Resting Salah comes back to haunt Egypt vs. Russia (6:11)
Matchday 6: Russia thump Egypt, Japan win & Poland stumble (0:40)
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4dESPN

Russia ease past Egypt as knockouts near

Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

Ames: Russia cautious about Egypt (0:57)
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5dNick Ames

Egypt need Salah's magic, mastery vs. Russia

Egypt need Mohamed Salah vs. Russia given that it's a must-win game. There's no better time for him to show he's one of the world's best right now.

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6dJayaditya Gupta in Sochi

World Cup diaries: A visit to Stalin's Dacha

Jayaditya Gupta travels by bus from Sochi to Stalin's Dacha - country house - and comes away somewhat unsettled by the experience.

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6dMichael Yokhin

Luck finally on Denis Cheryshev's side

Russia's unlikely hero from the World Cup opener, Denis Cheryshev, has taken the long road to find acclaim in his country of birth.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference71st
Goals Scored8Tied-1st
Assists6Tied-1st
Goals Conceded1Tied-3rd