His 73rd-minute goal from the penalty spot came after host Russian Federation scored three goals in a 15-minute, second-half burst.
Although he scored from the penalty spot, Egypt were beaten 3-1 to leave them on the brink of elimination.
THREE weeks and three days after Sergio Ramos twisted and slammed Egypt's best World Cup hope into the grass, Mohamed Salah returned. But that will be a tall order.
For as poor as Saudi Arabia were in the opening game of the 2018 World Cup, Russia could only beat what was put in front of them and looked pretty impressive in doing so.
Cheryshev is one of only two players in Russia's squad who play for foreign clubs - the other is third-choice goalkeeper Vladimir Gabulov - and for a long time, it seemed like national-team coaches overlooked him.
Russian Federation got its World Cup campaign off to a dream start with a 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia but faces an entirely different beast in the form of Egypt, which should be revitalised by the return of talismanic striker Mohamed Salah.
Salah has been working his way back towards full fitness after having picked up a shoulder injury in the first half of the Champions League final against Real Madrid last month. With the "Fubo Premier" bundle, you will get access to all four of the World Cup soccer TV channels in most markets.
The Egyptian Football Association declared Salah fit to face Uruguay in the tournament opener - a verdict Cuper concurred with pre-match before opting against risking his prized asset in the 1-0 defeat.
"I think he will be able to play". "We know how to play against him", Cherchesov stated. "We held back Salah and deserved to win", he said. "But sometimes a mistake can be made, a miscalculation, a bad step".
"We had some good chances, but we were lacking that extra something", Cuper said.
"Whether I should stay or not does not depend on me and we still have another match".
"We need to bear in mind that there is not only one player on the pitch".