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FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Updates Russia vs Saudi Arabia Live Streaming: FIFA World Cup Live 2018 begins from Thursday with the hosts Russia taking on Saudi Arabia. The two nations are the lowest ranked teams in the World Cup, with Russia recently slipping to 70th position in FIFA Rankings, while the minnows Saudi Arabia placed at the 67th position. Before the start of the match, the fans will witness an extravagant opening ceremony which will feature some of the biggest names in international music world along with legendary footballing stars. The hosts will be eager to kick off things in a winning fashion, especially with the home ground advantage in their favour. (PREVIEWS: Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H)

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Updates, Russia vs Saudi Arabia Live Streaming: Day 1 of 2018 Football World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2018 FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: A presenter holds the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia during an event. (AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018 is set to kick off in Russia with the hosts taking on Saudi Arabia in the opening match. The two teams will be eager to win the match, knowing there are tougher opponents in the group. Only two teams will make it to Round of 16 and Uruguay and Egypt's squad looks better on papers. Especialy, with Mohamed Salah almost fit to be in the starting XI, Egypt look ready to challenge tough competitors in the tournament.

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