Head coach Stanislav Cherchesov will put his charges through their paces at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday, a day before they will play Saudi Arabia in the World Cup opening match.

The host nation will also face Egypt and Uruguay in their other two Group A games.

Russia will host its first-ever FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15, with the matches set to be held at 12 arenas in 11 cities across the country.