MOSCOW, June 15 (Sputnik) - Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin said Friday that both Egypt and Uruguay, his country's remaining opponents at the World Cup group stage, are very strong teams.
"I watched Egypt's game against Uruguay. Both teams played very well. These are very powerful teams. I would like to note that they play at a high tempo. We have not discussed anything and we are more focused on our own game. We will do our best to win," Golovin said.
Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the World Cup opening game at the 78,000-seater Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Thursday.
The hosts will play their next game against Egypt, who lost 1-0 to Uruguay on Friday, in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.