SAMARA, Jun. 25, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Uruguay defeated Russia by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 2-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Monday night at the Cosmos Arena in Samara.
Uruguay dominated the first half thanks to goals from Suárez ('10) and Cheryshev ('23 own). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Uruguayans further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Cavani seconds before the end of regulation.Uruguay and Russia both advance to the Round of 16.
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)
Russia at the World Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1994)
- 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
- 25 June 2018
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