Egypt lost 1-0 to Uruguay in their first Group A match on Friday.
His presence in the starting line-up after sitting out Friday's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay provoked a feverish excitement from the thousands of Egyptian fans that poured into the 65,000-capacity Saint Petersburg stadium to nearly even up the numbers in the stands with the hosts.
Trezeguet will start on the left while Mohamed Salah (if fit) will start on the right.
But it was also a reminder to Egypt that the World Cup can be an unforgiving tournament.
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Cheryshev added: "The team is getting ready for Egypt".
The hosts started with impressive energy and youngster Aleksandr Golovin offered a warning sign for Egypt, taking up space on the edge of the box to whip a curling effort just wide of Mohamed El-Shenawy's goal. Russia have played far more attacking football in the competition, and Egypt will be wary of the threat the Russian attackers will pose in St Petersburg, even though they will be bolstered by the return of their talismanic attacker.
Finally, Mourinho concluded that Russia's match against Egypt is crucial as the Uruguay match is a hard one, "The game against Egypt is the crucial match of the group".
Against the Saudis, the hosts were fluent in attack but untested in defence, something Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah will be aware of. "He's one of the best and you always want to compete with the best and win".
Visit SportsLine now to see the strong Russia-Egypt money line pick, all from a European football expert whose powerful model is up 1,800 percent in less than three years. With a goal and two assists, Golovin was on top of his game, intercepting opposition passes and spreading the ball out to the strikers and created several chances for his team, making him an exciting player to watch in the game against Egypt.