The national football team of Russia outplayed rivals from Egypt in the second round of the group stage of the World Cup.
The match at the St. Petersburg Arena ended with the account 3: 1. All goals were scored in the second half. For Egypt, scored the Egyptian Ahmed Fathi (own goal), Denis Cheryshev, Artem Dzyuba, the return ball was held by Mohammed Salah (from the penalty spot).
The victory virtually guaranteed Russia a way out to the next stage of the tournament, and the Egyptians lost the chance of it.
Previously, Russia in recent history has never left the group at the World Cup.
The next game the team of Stanislav Cherchesov will hold against Uruguay 25 June at 17.00 Moscow time in Samara.
At the match was set a record attendance of the stadium "St. Petersburg" on the Krestovsky Island. The game was visited by 64 468 viewers, RIA Novosti reports.