EGYPT VS URUGUAY (0-1)
It took about a hour and a half, however Uruguay at last got an objective and crushed a resolute Egypt group, 1-0, in Ekaterinburg on Friday. A header off a free kick by protector Jose Maria Giminez was the distinction after Uruguay’s greater stars, Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez, wasted a few possibilities.
Egypt played without its own star, Mohamed Salah, who was nursing shoulder damage yet had been relied upon to play.
From the opening shriek it was Uruguay that assaulted, while Egypt sat back and appeared to be content with a conceivable 0-0 draw. The niggardly barrier baffled Uruguay, yet a couple of chances came in the primary half, remarkably a shot by a nearby in Suarez that went simply wide.
Uruguay grabbed a late champ as they started their World Cup crusade with a sensational triumph over Egypt, who left Mohamed Salah on the seat.Jose Gimenez headed capably into the net in the 90th moment as he met Carlos Sanchez’s free-kick to give the South Americans a triumphant begin in Russia.
Uruguay had been the better side as Luis Suarez had missed four possibilities and Edinson Cavani had hit within a post with a 25-yard free-kick.