Egypt vs Uruguay: In the opening match of World Cup 2018, Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia by scoring 5-0 goals. In the second match of World Cup 2018, Egypt takes on the team Uruguay. These two sides belong to the group A. The live match Egypt vs Uruguay will be broadcasted on BBC One and Fox Sports channel.
This is the third time for Egypt appearing in World Cup finals. Egypt and Uruguay have only faced each other once, back in 2006. The international friendly was won 2-0 by the South Americans. In the recent friendlies, Uruguay has played well but Egypt has never won any of the matches.
Egypt vs Uruguay Team News & Prediction
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has recovered from a shoulder injury and is almost 100 per cent certain to play. Goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is the oldest player in the competition at 45 years of age. In the FIFA ranking, the team Egypt is at 45th position and Uruguay is at 14th place. It is predicted that Uruguay has more chance to win this game.
Egypt vs Uruguay Predicted XI
Egypt Predicted Playing XI: El-Hadary, Fathi, Hegazi, Gabr, Shafy, Hamed, Elneny, Trezeguet, Said, Salah
Uruguay Predicted Playing XI: Muslera; Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, Pereira; Bentancur, Torreira; Rodriguez, Arrascaeta, Suarez; Cavani
Tournament: FIFA World Cup 2018
Match Between: Egypt vs Uruguay
Venue: Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg
Time: 1pm BST / 8am US ET, June 15