Uruguay managed to secure narrow 1-0 victory over Egypt in the second match of the Group A played at Central Stadium (Ekaterinburg Arena).
After a five-goal thriller, World Cup opener Uruguay and Egypt needed to showcase the class display at Ekaterinburg that will level the Group A opener wherein Russia dismantled Saudi Arabia, however, the match lacked the ambition and hunger for goal.
Star striker Suarez missed couple to serious chances that could be proved Uruguayan tough in Group A. Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy proved worthy between the bars.
It was in the dying minutes of the second half Jose Gimenez header went pass El-Shenawy to hand Uruguay the full three points from the clash giving Suarez a breathe a sigh of relief after the his horrible misses.
FULL-TIME: EGYPT 0-1 URUGUAY
90+6: Yellow card for Ahmed Hegazi (Egypt)
90+3: Yellow card for Sam Morsy (Egypt)
90: GOOOAAALLL!! Jose Gimenez scores for Uruguay.
87: Substitution for Uruguay: Matias Vecino comes OFF and Lucas Torreira goes IN
82: Substitution for Egypt: Amr Warda comes OFF Ramadan Sobhi goes IN
63: Substitution for Egypt: Marwan Mohsen comes OFF Kahraba goes IN
59: Substitution for Uruguay: Giorgian de Arrascaeta comes OFF and Cristian Rodriguez goes IN
59: Substitution for Uruguay: Nahitan Nandez comes OFF and Carlos Sanchez goes IN
50: Substitution for Egypt: Tarek Hamed comes OFF and Sam Morsy goes IN
46: Second half kicks off....
HALF-TIME: EGYPT 0-0 URUGUAY
1: We are underway at Central Stadium...
Uruguay subs: Martin Campana, Martin Silva, Cristhian Stuani, Sebastian Coates, Diego Laxalt, Jonathan Urretaviscaya, Gaston Silva, Carlos Sanchez, Maxi Gomez, Lucas Torreira, Maxi Pereira, Cristian Rodriguez.
Uruguay XI: Fernando Muslera; Guillermo Varela, Jose Gimenez, Diego Godin, Martin Caceres; Nahitan Nandez, Rodrigo Bentancur, Matias Vecino, Giorgian de Arrascaeta; Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez.
Egypt subs: Essam El Hadary, Sherif Ekramy, Ahmed El Mohamady, Omar Gaber, Sam Morsy, Mohamed Salah, Kahraba, Ayman Ashraf, Ramadan Sobhi, Mahmoud Hamdi, Shikabala, Saad Samir.
Egypt XI: Mohamed El-Shenawy; Ahmed Fathy, Ahmed Hegazi, Ali Gabr, Mohamed Shafy; Mohamed Elneny, Tarek Hamed; Amr Warda, Abdallah El Said, Trezeguet; Marwan Mohsen.
Teams line ups:
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