Atletico Madrid’s Jose Maria Gimenez late winner earns Uruguay Maximum points against Egypt at the Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg.
The Pharaoh’s who played without their star man Mohamed Salah almost scaled through with a point in a tightly contested encounter.
89′ Late in the game, Carlos Sanchez suberb free kick finds the head of Jose Maria Gimenez in the middle of the box. His powerful header cannoned into the right side of the goal. 1:0
Uruguay are level on points with the host Russia in Group A on three points apiece. Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5 nil in the opening game of the group yesterday.