Russia vs Saudi Arabia LIVE World Cup 2018: What channel, what time is kick-off, opening ceremony
Finally, the FIFA World Cup is nearly upon us, which means that it’s time to tune in and see the biggest soccer tournament in the world from Russia. However, before Russia kicks off against Saudi Arabia, fans should tune in to watch the World Cup Opening Ceremony. Russia is no stranger to these international events — they did just host the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 — but it likely won’t be quite the spectacle that was.
Here’s how you can watch Russia’s Opening Ceremony for the 2018 World Cup.
How to Watch the World Cup Opening Ceremony
Date: Thursday, June 14
Time: 9 a.m. EST
Location: Luzhniki Stadium — Moscow, Russia
Stream: fuboTV (try for free)
After months of anticipation, World Cup 2018 finally gets underway on Thursday as hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Little is expected of Russia at the tournament, but their best chance of qualifying for the knockout stage involves beating a nation making their first World Cup appearance since 2006.
Saudi Arabia enter the competition led by their third coach in less than a year, and know only a positive result against Russia will give them hope of being competitive in a wide open Group A.