Midfielder Denis Cheryshev, who scored a double for Russia in their 5-0 drubbing of Saudi Arabia in the World Cup opener, and striker Artem Dzyuba will start for the national team in their match against Egypt, the team said Tuesday via their official Twitter account.
Russia will take on Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg later on Tuesday.
Russia's starting XI:
Goalkeeper: Igor Akinfeev;
Defenders: Mario Fernandes, Ilya Kutepov, Sergei Ignashevich;
Midfiedlers: Yuri Zhirkov, Yuri Gazinsky, Roman Zobnin, Aleksandr Samedov, Aleksandr Golovin, Denis Cheryshev;
Forward: Artem Dzyuba.