ROSTOV-ON-DON, Jun. 20, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Uruguay defeated Saudi Arabia by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Wednesday night at the Rostov Arena.
All the action happened in the first half, with Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez goal in the 23rd minute.
The result put the Uruguayans second in Group A with 6 points. Saudi Arabia is bottom with no points. In their last game, Uruguay will meet group leaders Russia at the Rostov Arena on June 25, while Saudi Arabia will face Egypt.
Fixtures and Results : Group A
Uruguay at the World Cup
- 2 titles (1930, 1950)
- 13 appearances (first in 1930)
- 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Champions (1930, 1950) Fourth Place (1954, 1970, 2010)
Saudi Arabia at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1994)
- 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)
- 20 June 2018
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