Uruguay vs. Egypt Match Preview: Schedule, Fixtures, Preview, Lineup

Luis Suarez and Le Celeste will try to claim their first win in Russia World Cup 2018 against the Pharaoh's team. Here’s all you need to know about FIFA World Cup 2018 Group A Day 2 football match.1 min


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This is the first Russia FIFA World Cup 2018 trip for both national football teams and just the second game in the biggest and grandest sporting event on the planet, being the opening matchup on the second day of the tournament. Both Uruguay and Egypt will be more than desperate to kick off Group A in affirmative and passionate manner, following the opening showdown between host country Russia and Saudi Arabia.

The game between Uruguay and Egypt is highly anticipated with latter team because the country will come off a virtual gridlock and now to their first FIFA World Cup match in nearly three decades drought. It has been something of a overemotional build-up for Egyptian football delegates after the shoulder injury suffered by their superstar forward Mohamed Salah. Much spotlight will be focused on the part played by the Liverpool professional footballer during the contest.

Egypt and Uruguay clash is a game that has been long-awaited by literally millions of Egyptian people. Egypt is looking to get a positive outcome, despite Salah suffering from shoulder injury. But head coach Hector Cuper has other alternatives in place such as Mahmoud Trezeguet and Ramadan Sobhi, who are can fill Salah’s shoes to a defensive style.

Meanwhile, the two-time World Cup champions Uruguay present a daunting opening hiccup for the Egypt team undertaking the responsibilities making an impact on their World Cup comeback. Le Celeste impressed at the last two World Cup tournaments, most notably concluding their 2010 campaign at fourth place. Though head coach Óscar Tabárez-led team exited at the Round of 16 at Brazil back in 2014. Most of those were side return, ensuring a key experienced core remain intact.

The Sky Blue team has prepped quite well over the recent week at the Sports Center Borsky back in Uruguay, with all footballers at the disposal of their veteran head coach. What to expect from Le Celeste? Expect them to maintain the greatest possible pressure against Egypt.

How Yo Can Watch Uruguay vs. Egypt Live World Cup 2018

Date Schedule: Friday, June 15

Time: 8 a.m. ET

Venue: Stadion Central’nyj

Location: Yekaterinburg, Russia

TV Channel: Fox Sports 1 (English), Telemundo (Spanish), BBC One (UK)

Live Stream Online: fuboTV (Try for FREE)

Follow: Visit our 2018 World Cup Hub

Possible Lineups

Egypt: Mohamed El Shenawy; Ali Gabr, Ahmed Hegazy, Ahmed Fathi, Mohamed Abdel Shafi; Tarek Hamed, Mohamed El Neny, Mahmoud Trezeguet, Abdulla Said; Ramadhan Sobhi, Marwan Mohsen.
Uruguay: Fernando Muslera; Guillermo Varela, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Martin Caceres; Nahitan Nandez, Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Giorgian De Arrascaeta; Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez.


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