World Cup 2018 : Uruguay beats Saudi Arabia 1-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

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

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Overview

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)
2018 World Cup Poster
Uruguay
1:0
Saudi Arabia
1:0 (1:0)
  • 20 June 2018
  • 18:00
  • Rostov-on-Don

Group A

TeamPts
Russia6
Uruguay6
Egypt0
Saudi Arabia0

Matches

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