Luis Suarez makes history with victor over Saudi Arabia as Uruguay progress

Elena Summers
June 23, 2018

After the victory of Uruguay over Saudi Arabia (1:0) has selected the first two participants of the 1/8 finals of the 2018 world Cup.

Their win also means both Egypt and Saudi Arabia are eliminated, with Russian Federation being the other team to qualify from Group A.

The Saudi Arabia national team, now playing in the FIFA World Cup 2018, survived a scare after their plane caught fire mid-air. "Sadly, we have no chance of qualifying, but we will make the effort in the final game that our pride in Saudi Arabia deserves", he promised.

Facing a very compact Iranian team that came out to defend, Spain pressed high and controlled much of the game but found it hard to threaten against Iran's 10-man defense.

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The Sky Blue should have beaten Egypt by a wider margin than they did but Luis Suarez could not finish multiple chances.

"Of the few things we have achieved he has always played a pivotal role".


Queiroz said his players deserved huge credit for their battling performance after going down 1-0 to a freak Diego Costa goal and having a score of their own rubbed out after being reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

Bizarrely, two-time World Cup champions Uruguay have never beaten the "Green Falcons"; Saudi Arabia won a friendly in 2002 while a 2014 friendly ended in a draw.

He was asked if the agreement which saw three key Saudi players, Salem Al-Darsawi, Yahya Al Shehri and Fahed Al-Muwallad spend five months in Spain, where they played less than 100 minutes between them had seen them lose match fitness.

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Apart from a Suarez shot getting palmed away following a free-kick, the Uruguayans were left dwindling for most of the opening 15 minutes of the second half.

"In this World Cup we have great strikers with important records".

After firing blanks in the opening game against Egypt, Suarez atoned for his unforgivable misses with a calmly taken goal on Wednesday. Defeat against Uruguay would nearly certainly see them eliminated from the competition, although they also play against Egypt in their final group game.

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