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Uruguay qualified for the second round of the 2018 World Cup Russia

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  • Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:07
Uruguay
  • EFE

Uruguay defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 for the second date of Group A of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Luis Suarez was the author of the only goal of the match

A goal by Luis Suarez, who was playing 100 games for Uruguay today, qualified the Uruguayan team for the last 16 for the third consecutive World Cup.

It was in the 23rd minute when the exit of a corner in which the Saudi goalkeeper misjudged his output Suárez put the leg and opened the scoring.

Apart from the goal, the pupils of Óscar Tabárez barely created clear chances of goal, which forced him to introduce two changes to the quarter hour of the resumption.

Meanwhile, the team led by the Spanish-Argentine Juan Antonio Pizzi controlled the game, but could not materialize the domain.

The best Arab occasions were in their boots in the first part Bahbri, but in one case Muslera cleared to corner and in another, with everything in favor, shot over the crossbar.

This result also places the host country, Russia, in the round of 16, with which the Uruguayans will play first place in Group A and a possible crossing with Spain or Portugal in the last round.

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