The hosts came to play. For the second straight match, Russia lit up the pitch, this time beating Egypt 3-1 to spoil the much-anticipated debut of Mo Salah. With the victory, Russia now sits in prime position to advance from Group A to the knockout stage. Here, the best photos from the host country's triumphant evening in St. Petersburg.Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Alex Livesey/Getty Images Jam Media/Getty Images Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Julian Finney/Getty Images Patrick Smith - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Julian Finney/Getty Images Francois Nel/Getty Images Julian Finney/Getty Images Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Jamie Squire - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images
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