Mohamed Salah ready to make Egypt return against Russian Federation

17 June 2018, 01:43 | Kristine Mills

Mohamed Salah well within his rights to turn on this cheeky World Cup mascot

FIFA World Cup: Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

And Butcher claims he would pick Salah over the Uruguayan, should the choice be made available.

It was a cagey opening to the match, with both sides knowing how important a positive result would be after the marker was set down by Group A rivals Russian Federation, who beat Saudi Arabia Thursday 5-0.

"If Salah plays, we will just have to control his many strengths", the 71-year-old coach said.

Egypt's first World Cup match since 1990 ended in defeat after a last minute goal by Uruguay.

El-Shennawy, who plies his trade for Al Ahly, denied Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani a couple of times, including a great save to stop Cavani's belter.

A shoulder injury, however, following a tangle with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the Uefa Champions League final in Kiev on May 25 nearly ended his World Cup campaign.

Men with untreatable prostate cancer could halt its spread and live longer
However, more than a third of those men who have been treated with a new drug, could stop the proliferation of malignant cells. They stop cancers turning off the immune system so the body can keep on attacking the tumour.

Halo Infinite announced in epic new trailer
The trailer didn't give us much exposition or background at all, but it did show an incredible new world to explore. The E3 demo showcases some of the exciting potential of this technology - everything you see is running in-engine.

Bourdain's death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers
Add Anthony Bourdain as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Anthony Bourdain news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Before he got into television, he worked as a chef at the NY restaurant. "From every corner of the world you were loved".

Egypt attacking talisman Mohamed Salah will start against Uruguay in their FIFA World Cup opener and has been backed to contest for the Golden Boot award.

It was each side's first group game of the World Cup, and Suarez will have been relieved to see Gimenez steal all three points. Though he quickly added he thinks Salah will be ready for Tuesday's crucial match against Russian Federation in St. Petersburg. "We either die or we kill, we have to keep progressing", said Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez at the end of the game.

'Yesterday we were quite certain that he would play.

Egypt, which had zero corner kicks in the match, has yet to win a World Cup game.

"Mo Salah is an important player for us, that is without a doubt, " Cuper said after Friday's (Saturday NZT) match. "In the history of football we have broken a spell (winning the opening game)", he added.

However, he decided not to risk him on Friday in the hope he would be be totally fit for the other Group A clashes against Russian Federation on Tuesday and Saudi Arabia.

Other News

Trending Now

McCartney says wanted to show Markle's 'human side' with dress
The pair watched performances on the northern side of the Mersey with the bridge in front of them. In Chester though, crowds knew better than to be put off by the weather.

Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals 2 More Hikes This Year
With employers hiring at a solid pace month after month, unemployment has reached 3.8 per cent. The increase marks the highest level of interest rates in the United States since 2008.

France urges 'cynical' Italy to rethink stance on migrant ship
Spain has offered to take in a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants after Italy and Malta refused . The official, who asked not to be identified, said that Italy would not open its ports to the Aquarius .

England players are dressed for success ahead of finals
And they have chosen a song by Glasgow-born Lonnie Donegan for the dubious honour, with the track known as World Cup Willie. "Personally, that (scoring) record is something I want to change, and hopefully will this summer", said Kane.

Trump believes 'progress made' in G7 trade talks
For its part, Russian Federation allows China to show the USA that it has "other options" in global negotiations, she said. President Donald Trump is calling for Russian Federation to reinstated into the G7 among the world's largest economies.

Rouhani criticises U.S. for 'imposing U.S. policies on rest of world'
He said that the USA exit from the nuclear deal warrants an "important and serious discussion between our two countries". Speaking at the start of his meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the summit, Rouhani hailed close Iran-Russia ties.

French Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza vs Simona Halep,
Just like at the 2017 US Open, Stephens has embraced "go-time" tremendously well again at the French Open this year. It was her first quarter-final at the majors since Melbourne in 2016 after which she served a 15-month doping ban.

Trump calls Trudeau ’indignant’ ahead of G7 summit
French President Emmanuel Macron warned Trump the G7 could form a group without the U.S. and that " no leader was forever ". And at the same time, the USA president seems more at home with autocrats than with Washington's traditional allies.

Trump says he will halt Korea war games
On nuclear weapons, Mr Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula ". I can commit "to work towards" beating Roger Federer at Wimbledon, but that doesn't mean that I will ever reach the goal.

1 with Garbine Muguruza
Coming into this part of the year, I was losing a few first-round matches, matches that I wanted to be winning, of course". When the top-seeded Halep and No 3 Muguruza meet Thursday, their contrasting styles will match up with plenty at stake. ".