Uruguay Eye Win In Luis Suarez's 100th International Match

Uruguay Eye Win In Luis Suarez's 100th International Match

Uruguay Eye Win In Luis Suarez's 100th International Match

Uruguay play Saudi Arabia in a Group A match in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday.

Russia's 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday means both they and Uruguay have collected maximum points from their two Group A games.

Uruguay can book their place in the knockout phase of the 2018 World Cup on Wednesday if they beat Saudi Arabia.

It was the Barcelona striker's 100th cap for his nation, and he marked it with a 52nd goal, a fantastic return for a world-class hitman.

He was asked if the agreement which saw three key Saudi players, Salem Al-Darsawi, Yahya Al Shehri and Fahed Al-Muwallad spend five months in Spain, where they played less than 100 minutes between them had seen them lose match fitness. For the first 20 minutes, both the teams fought each other simultaneously, but Suarez scored the goal after Uruguay's eyes filled with enthusiasm.

The three points and a last-16 spot should have been wrapped up just after the hour mark, but Sanchez headed over when unmarked at the back post from a wonderful Edinson Cavani cross.

I believe that in this World Cup we've seen so many surprises so far that we can't take things for granted.

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Pizzi added that Saudi Arabia's improvement from their humbling defeat against Russian Federation on the opening day was "enormous", but the Spaniard was reluctant to exclusively blame the pressure of kicking off at a World Cup. "It's a lovely moment and we want to enjoy it", Suarez said. With the "Fubo Premier" bundle, you will get access to all four of the World Cup soccer TV channels in most markets.

Initially, they sat back and were waiting to hit Uruguay on the counter, which they were successful in through their main attacking outlet Fahad Almuwallad, but not getting any clear-cut chances.

The victory ensured the continuation of a proud record that started with Uruguay advancing all the way to the semi-finals of the 2010 World Cup.

Cavani almost made it 2-0 for Uruguay with a solo run through the opposing defense but his attempt was blocked by Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Mohammed Alowais.

"There are not many countries that can say football is part of their identity, but we are one of them".

Suarez and Cavani need to bring their A game and demolish the wounded defense of Saudi Arabia.

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