Egypt, Saudi Arabia Join Morocco As Uruguay Beats Determined Saudi Arabia
Egyptians hope of progressing to the round of 16 has been dashed as Uruguay struggles to beat Saudi Arabi by a lone goal.
Uruguay’s No9 wheels away in delight after converting from close range midway through the first half against Saudi Arabia at Rostov Arena.
Uruguay now qualifies for alongside Russia in group A on six points with Russia having better goal difference.
Rostov Don spectators were bored with Uruguay performances despite the victory.
Fernando Muslera has equaled the Uruguay record for the most World Cup appearances, joining Ladislao Mazurkievicz on 13 with his outing today.
The No9 marks his milestone appearance with the opening goal!
Saudi Arabia fails to deal with a corner into the box from the left side and Suarez is free near the back post to cushion a finish into the empty net and put La Celeste in front.