A superb header from Jose Maria Gimenez in the final minutes of the second game in the ongoing World Cup in Russia was enough to win the game for South American side, Uruguay.
The team which boasts of world class strikers like Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez got to a flying start in the game but were mostly stopped in the final third by the Egyptian defence.
Egyptian goalkeeper, Muhammad El-Shenawy put on the best of forms to frustrate the South American side which hoped to win their opening World Cup game.
The Uruguayans had not won an open game in the World Cup finals since 1970.
The Pharaoh’s played the entire 90+5 additional minutes without their star man, Muhammad Sallah who is still recovering from the injury he sustained in the UEFA Champions League final against Sergio Ramos.
The win puts Uruguay puts Uruguay in the second position in Group A.
Egypt will have to win their next game against the host nation, Russia, if they are to stay in the completion.
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