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FIFA World Cup 2018, Match 2: Egypt vs Uruguay in Moscow

Football | Associated Press | June 15, 2018, 7:44 pm
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 Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 after Gimenez's late goal from a set-piece. (Image: AP)

Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 after Gimenez's late goal from a set-piece. (Image: AP)

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 Uruguay's Jose Gimenez scores the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

Uruguay's Jose Gimenez scores the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. (Image: AP)

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 This is the first time that Uruguay has won their opening game at the World Cup since 1970. (Image: AP)

This is the first time that Uruguay has won their opening game at the World Cup since 1970. (Image: AP)

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 Russia leads Group A on goal difference after beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in the tournament's opening match. Uruguay is now second, also with three points. (Image: AP)

Russia leads Group A on goal difference after beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in the tournament's opening match. Uruguay is now second, also with three points. (Image: AP)

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 At the other end, Uruguay strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani missed their chances. Suarez failed to beat Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El Shennawy in two one-on-one situations and Cavani hit the post from a free kick two minutes from the end. (Image: AP)

At the other end, Uruguay strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani missed their chances. Suarez failed to beat Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El Shennawy in two one-on-one situations and Cavani hit the post from a free kick two minutes from the end. (Image: AP)

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