Saudi Arabia 0-3 Peru

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Both teams met at the AFG Arena in Switzerland, with Peru continuing their positive results, having not lost a game since their 2-0 loss to Brazil in November 2016. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia will be opening the World Cup against Russian Federation after being drawn in group A alongside the hosts, Uruguay, and Egypt.

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero scored twice in a win over Saudi Arabia after the temporary lifting of a drug ban means he can play at the World Cup.

Paolo Guerrero, who won a last-ditch legal appeal to play at the World Cup despite being suspended for doping, or his nimble, powerful wing man, Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan, once of PSV and Schalke.

"I am very happy to come back with two goals but we have to keep our focus, nobody can take away our concentration", Guerrero told reporters.

Carrillo had opened the scoring with a stunning left-foot volley in the 20th minute.

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Then came the moment the crowd had been waiting for as Guerrero, Peru's all-time leading scorer, snapped up a rebound in the 41st minute to add the second.

In its last World Cup appearance in 1982 in Spain, Peru finished last in its group and failed to make it out of the first round.

Peru are in Group C alongside France, Australia and Denmark.

A Swiss tribunal agreed on Thursday to lift a 14-month suspension, imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas), while it considered the 34-year-old Flamengo striker's appeal.

Guerrero was initially banned for 12 months by Federation Internationale de Football Association, reduced to six on appeal.

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