Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, 20 June 2018

Score1-0 to Uruguay
RefereeClément Turpin
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group A
VenueRostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don
Attendance42,678
Kick-off: 6.00pm local Uruguay v Saudi Arabia was Match 18 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Clement Turpin (France) Assistant Referee 1: Nicolas Danos (France) Assistant Referee 2: Cyril Gringore (France) Fourth Official: John Pitti (Panama) Reserve AR: Gabriel Victoria (Panama) VAR: Szymon Marchiniak (Poland) Still with their final round of group games to be played, this result confirmed that Uruguay and hosts Russia had qualified for the round of 16. It also confirmed that Saudi Arabia and Egypt were eliminated. On his 100th international appearance, Luis Suárez became the first Uruguay player to score at three World Cup finals (also 2010 and 2014). Uruguay had now won their first two games of a World Cup finals for the first time since 1954. Saudi Arabia had now lost 11 of their 15 games at the World Cup finals (won two, both in 1994) and failed to score in the last four.

1  Uruguay

Manager: Oscar Tabarez

0  Saudi Arabia

Manager: Juan Antonio Pizzi

Goals:

Luis Suárez 23 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fernando Muslera
Defender Martín Cáceres
Defender José Giménez
Defender Diego Godín (captain)
Defender Guillermo Varela
Midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur
Midfielder Cristian Rodriguez
Midfielder Carlos Sánchez
Midfielder Mathías Vecino
Forward Edinson Cavani
Forward Luis Suárez

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais
Defender Ali Al Bulayhi
Defender Ahmad Assiri
Defender Osama Hawsawi (captain)
Midfielder Salem Al Dawsari
Midfielder Salman Al Faraj
Midfielder Taiseer Al Jassam
Midfielder Hattan Babhri
Midfielder Abdullah Otayf

Substitutions:

Diego Laxalt for Cristian Rodriguez 59
Lucas Torreira for Mathías Vecino 59
Nahitan Nández for Carlos Sánchez 82

Substitutions:

Housain Al Moqahwi for Taiseer Al Jassam 43
Mohammad Kanno for Hattan Babhri 75
Mohammad Al Sahlawi for Fahad Al Muwallad 78

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Martín Campaña
Goalkeeper Martín Silva
Defender Maxi Pereira
Defender Gastón Silva
Midfielder Diego Laxalt
Midfielder Nahitan Nández
Midfielder Lucas Torreira
Forward Maxi Gómez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Yasser Al Mosailem
Goalkeeper Abdullah Al Muaiouf
Defender Mansour Al Harbi
Defender Motaz Hawsawi
Defender Omar Hawsawi
Midfielder Housain Al Moqahwi
Midfielder Yahia Al Shehri
Midfielder Mohammad Kanno
Forward Muhannad Aseri