Mohamed Salah Has a Great Chance of Playing Against Uruguay, Informs Coach

Mohamed Salah Has a Great Chance of Playing Against Uruguay, Informs Coach

Mohamed Salah Has a Great Chance of Playing Against Uruguay, Informs Coach

The two soaring temporary seating sections at either end of the pitch appeared to be nearly completely full, with one dominated by Egyptian fans and the other by the Uruguayans.

Jose Gimenez proved Uruguay's saviour with a 90th-minute victor against Egypt in Ekaterinburg.

Gimenez's goal took Uruguay level on points with Group A leaders Russian Federation and boosted their chances of making the knockout stages for the third successive World Cup after reaching the semi-finals in 2010 and last 16 in 2014.

The main question that bothered fans around the globe will be able to help the team star African national team leader Liverpool Mohamed Salah, who trained, even at night, that they might recover from a shoulder injury received in the Kiev Champions League final.

With Egypt coach Hector Cuper saying on the eve of the clash that Salah had recovered from the injury sustained three weeks ago in the Champions League final, Egyptians will be desperately hoping their talisman is back for the game with Russian Federation on Tuesday, now a must-win.

Part of the first round in group A match in Yekaterinburg was completed by the national teams of Egypt and Uruguay (45th and 14th team in the Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking), who played at an empty stadium.

"But don't misunderstand me - we may make some small changes depending on the circumstances of each game and the team we face".

Barcelona forward Suarez was surprisingly off form, guilty of spurning some crucial chances after was twice denied by stunning saves from Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy.

Egypt's incredible performance in the group stage's second match wasn't enough; the Pharaohs lost 0-1 against Uruguay through late José Giménez header.

Egypt faces host Russian Federation in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, and then takes on Saudi Arabia on June 25. "Salah will have an important role for us in the future matches". Perhaps Cuper was conserving Salah for Egypt's remaining two games, but the Argentinian could have risked him.

Tabarez is leading Uruguay into a fourth World Cup after a first trip in 1990.

Salah is one of the biggest names at the World Cup.

"Also, Uruguay are a seriously physical side".

That came in the 24th minute after Edinson Cavani won a corner with a volley that was smartly headed over by Ali Gabr.

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