Match: Egypt vs Uruguay
Competition: FIFA World Cup 2018 – Group A
Time / Date: 15:00h / 15th June 2018
Venue: Yekaterinburg Arena
Suarez and co. come here as heavy favourites to win Group A, Uruguay kick start their World Cup 2018 campaign against Egypt on Friday’s early kick-off.
Egypt vs Uruguay Match Preview
After finish second best team in South America qualifications, Uruguay built with another three wins for World Cup. They have only one lost in last nine (5W,3D), and all of that thanks to their defence that have recorded five clean sheets in seven games.
The biggest question for Egypt is Mo will play or not , after he was injured during the Champions League final against Real Madrid.But we have to understand that they are maybe the second weakest team after Saudi Arabia and here hardly can win something.The Pharaohs reach World Cup finals for the first time after 28 years of waiting and come here in a form that doesn’t look good…without a win in last six games.
Egypt vs Uruguay Head to head (H2H)
This will be the first time since 2006 that these nations have faced each other, with Uruguay winning that friendly 2-0 in their one and only meeting with Egypt.
Egypt vs Uruguay Team News
Egypt like to use tight defensive block and looking for fast counter attacks, here we can expect same if Sallah is ready to play
El Hadary, Fathy, Gabr, Hegazi, Abbel Shafy, Elneny, Hamed, Hassan, Bekhit, Sobhi, Mohsen
Surely we can expect same 4:4:2 from them with Suarez and Cavani up-front.
Muslera, Pereira, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres, Acosta, Bentacur, Vecino, Arrascaeta, Suarez, Cavani
Uruguay vs Egypt Stats and Streaks
- Three of last five wins for Uruguay was with at least two goals margin
- Egypt have failed to score a single goal in three of last four games.
- Uruguay’s last game at a WC finals was a 2-0 loss to Colombia in 2014 – the first time in ten WC games that they failed to score.
Uruguay vs Egypt Betting Tips and Predictions
Uruguay form is something impressive and we surely can go for the win here, if you looking for bigger odds go and chase them to record a win with margin or with a clean sheet. Both have seen a couple of times from them in their WC qulifications.