Russia v Egypt Prediction
Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Saint-Petersburg Stadium (Saint Petersburg)
The second round of group games kicks-off on Tuesday as World Cup hosts Russia welcomes Egypt to the Saint-Petersburg Stadium.
The Russians swept aside Saudi Arabia (5-0) on the opening day, while the Egyptians lost (0-1) to Uruguay contest of a late (89′) goals by Atletico Madrid defender José María Giménez de Vargas
Russia can progress to the last 16 if they win and Uruguay win or draw against Saudi Arabia. Egypt on the other hand needs a win to keep their hopes of qualifying alive.
Players to Watch
Denis Cheryshev scored twice in the 5-0 win against Saudi Arabia.
Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah is expected to lead the Pharaohs after missing their opener against Uruguay.
Head to Head
This will be the first meetings between the two nations.
Prediction: Over 1.5 goals WON 3-1
Reason for Russia v Egypt Betting Tips
Eight of Russia’s last ten games have had over 1.5 goals.
Four of Egypt’s last five games have had over 1.5 goals.