Salah suffered an injury in the Champions League final in late May, and his status for the World Cup was questionable heading into the tournament. "And nothing prevents him from competing for the title of the golden boot".
Egypt lost 1-0 to Uruguay in heartbreaking fashion as Jose Maria Gimenez scored a towering header in the dying minutes following a phenomenal defensive performance from both sides.
Uruguay have a more balanced side with the likes of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani in attack followed by a enthusiastic midfield.
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Et voilà que la pourtant solide sélection ibérique continue à s'effriter, selon la chaîne espagnole El Chiringuito TV . Lopetegui, âgé de 51 ans, avait jusque-là réussi à naviguer entre ces deux pôles. " Je suis très triste".
Kick Off: Referee Kuipers Bjorn blows the whistle, the second match of the World cup is underway.
It came as a massive, if not altogether surprising, blow for Egypt and it remains to be seen how far from full fitness their talisman is just 20 days after the Liverpool forward left the pitch in tears during the Champions League final.
The Pharaohs of Egypt will face Uruguay in their first match in the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup. Egypt play Uruguay - tipped by some to be dark horses - in just the second game of the tournament, following Russian Federation against Saudi Arabia in the opening match later Thursday. After making his debut back in 2005 as a 19-year-old, Godin has represented his country in the last two editions of the World Cup and has already amassed around 117 caps for Uruguay during his inspiring career. Boasting of star players like Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, Uruguay are strong on paper.
Salah has not been named in the starting line up but coach Hector Cuper has already reassured the fans that his plans go well and beyond one of the best players in the world.
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The report claims that the £20,000-a-week England star wants more starts despite being involved in most matchday squads. Quick across the ground, composed on the ball, and strong in the air, Varane would be a dream signing for United.
"The Egyptian King" made an appearance in Cairo yet didn't take part in the training session.
They are unlikely to beat Uruguay, but if Egypt can beat the hosts, Russia, during match day 2, they will nearly certainly progress to the last 16-where they would (most likely) face either Spain or Portugal.
He was pictured undergoing shoulder exercises in a bid to strengthen it before Egypt's opening game, but is clearly still not fit enough.
Critérium du Dauphiné: le triomphe de Geraint Thomas
Cette fois, elle a sorti de ses rangs un jeune prometteur, le Britannique Tao Geoghegan Hart (23 ans). Ancien champion olympique sur piste, Geraint Thomas (32 ans) a gagné Paris-Nice en 2016.