Uruguay, Russia qualify for World Cup last 16, Egypt, Saudi Arabia out
Russia and Uruguay progressed to the World Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday after the South Americans beat Saudi Arabia 1-0, ending the hopes of the Saudis and Mohamed Salah's Egypt. Luis Suarez broke the deadlock midway through the first half on his 100th international appearance and the Saudis failed to find an equaliser, slipping to…
Suarez sends Uruguay into last 16 with hosts Russia
Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia on Wednesday, as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. The South Americans take on the hosts in their final Group A match on June 25 with top spot on…
Salah-less Egypt lose to Uruguay
Jose Gimenez was the unlikely 89th-minute match winner as Uruguay defeated an Egypt side shorn of star man Mohamed Salah 1-0 in their World Cup opener on Friday.
FIFA probes empty seats at World Cup match in Yekaterinburg
FIFA is investigating why Egypt and Uruguay were playing in front of thousands of empty seats at their World Cup match in Yekaterinburg on Friday.
Salah fit for Egypt’s World Cup opener against Uruguay
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah is “almost 100%” certain to play in today’s World Cup opener against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg, says boss Hector Cuper. Salah, 25, has not played since injuring shoulder ligaments during Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid on 26 May. “I can almost assure you 100% he will play, save unforeseen…
Uruguay 2018 Fifa World Cup team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions
Anyone who has been watching Uruguay in the last 10 years is familiar with Óscar Tabárez’s style of play: his teams are built from the back to make it as difficult as possible for opponents to score. Then it is all about giving the ball to the team’s world class forwards, Luis Suárez and Edinson…
Messi, Suarez to support South American World Cup host bid
Stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are set to offer their backing to a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup, bid organisers told AFP.
Uruguay kept waiting after Venezuela stalemate
Uruguay were left waiting to confirm their 2018 World Cup qualification on Thursday after being held to a 0-0 by Venezuela.