The Egyptians responded on 15 minutes of the match, creating several dangerous moments in a short time. After that, the game leveled.
Russia attacked mainly with the left flank, Zhirkov and Golovin regularly tried to hang on a tall Juba who almost towered over the opponent's defense. The Egyptians tried to combine, but our defense coped.
By the end of the first half played out Mohamed Salah, 41 minutes dangerous shot on goal Akinfeev. Fortunately, the main star of the opponent did not have enough accuracy — apparently, the long absence of game practice after the injury received in the Champions League final affected.
At the break the team went with the zeros on the scoreboard, two minutes after the resumption of the game Russia took the lead! Roman Zobnin gave a pass to Artem Dzyuba, but the defender of Egypt Ahmed Fathi, who played ahead of the curve, cut the ball into his own net to make it 1-0 on 47 minute of the match!
The Egyptians, which this situation does not suit, rushed to level but got two more goals in the gate! On 59 minutes Denis Cheryshev scored his third goal in this championship, and three minutes later Artem Dzyuba brought the score to a crushing — 3:0 to 62 minutes of the match!
Fresh pitches several times ran away alone with the ball to half the field rivals, waiting for partners and keeping the ball to their approach. Than very well killed time, which played on the side of the Russian national team. Soon Cherchesov decided on the third replacement: veteran team Yuri Zhirkov was replaced by a young Fyodor Kudryashov.
However, we can not say that the Russians played to hold the score. On 88 minutes, our players organized a dangerous attack from the right flank, which could end with a goal. But the defenders of national team of Egypt knocked the ball away for a corner.
At the end of the last minute of the main time, the Egyptians pushed the center of our defense, but could not benefit from this — the player of the attack of the Egyptian team struck past the gate.
The judge added to the match 4 minutes, during which the stands repeatedly began to chant "well Done"! And when the final whistle blew, the stadium literally exploded!