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Jun 15, 2018 at 1pm UK at ​Central Stadium
Attendance: 27,015
EgyptEgypt
0-1
Uruguay

Morsy (90'), Hegazy (90')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Gimenez (89')

Team News: Mohamed Salah on bench for Egypt against Uruguay

Team News: Salah on bench for Egypt
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Egypt winger Mohamed Salah will start on the bench for the Pharaohs in their Group A opener with Uruguay.

Egypt winger Mohamed Salah will start on the bench for the Pharaohs in their Group A opener with Uruguay.

The Liverpool star was declared fit by coach Hector Cuper on Thursday after recovering from a shoulder injury, but has only made the bench.

Instead, Marwan Mohsen starts up front, with Huddersfield Town man Ramadan Sobhi also not in the starting lineup.

In defence, Ali Gabr partners Ahmed Hegazy, while Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny starts in midfield with Tarek Hamed.

For Uruguay, Fernando Muslera begins in goal, while captain Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez are in defence.

Rodrigo Bentancur and Matias Vecino are part of a five-man midfield which supports deadly duo Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez up top in Oscar Tabarez's team.

Egypt: El Shenawy; Fathy, Gabr, Hegazy, Abdelshafy; Elneny, Hamed; Warda, El Said, Treziguet; Mohsen

Uruguay: Muslera; Valera, Godin, Gimenez, Caceres; Nandez, Bentancur, Vecino, De Arrascaeta; Suarez, Cavani

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Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
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