Tuesday, 7 Feb 2023

Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0

Saudi Arabia joined Egypt and Morocco as the first three countries to be eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Saudi national squad suffered its second consecutive defeat after losing 1-0 to Uruguay as part of the second round, which includes also Russia and Egypt.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez score the only goal 23 minutes into the match which was played at the city of Rostov.

The defeat means both they and Egypt are eliminated from the tournament after successive defeats.

Group A concludes on Monday, with Uruguay playing Russia in Samara in what amounts to a play-off for top spot the hosts will need only a draw to ensure they progress as group winners while Saudi Arabia face Egypt in Volgograd.

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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