Uruguay, Saudi Arabia win

Uruguay, Saudi Arabia win

Uruguay, Saudi Arabia win

Regardless of what happens in the game - which was tied 1-1 at halftime - El-Hadary has broken Colombia keeper Faryd Mondragon'sWorld Cup age record of 43 years and three days.

Colombian official Roldan adjudged Egypt defender Ali Gabr had impeded Al Muwallad inside the box in first-half added time and awarded a second spot-kick.

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, who is 45, took the field for his team's final group match to set the record.

A Luis Suarez free kick and a Denis Cheryshev own goal gave Oscar Taveras's side a two-goal lead before Russia's Igor Smolnikov was sent off for two quick bookings.

Saudi Arabia and Egypt signed off their 2018 FIFA World Cup™ participation with an absorbing spectacle at Volgograd Arena that was only settled in the final minute.

There have been suggestions that Salah will quit the Egypt team following the conclusion of the World Cup.

Saudi Arabia ended a run of 12 World Cup matches without winning (D2 L10), recording their first victory since June 1994 when they won 1-0 against Belgium.

Egypt's tournament has been a fairytale turned horror story with the injury saga of their key player Mohamed Salah.

Both sides are out of the World Cup already after losing all of their games so far.

This time, it was Al-Faraj who took on the responsibility and made no mistake in sending El Hadary the wrong way for the equaliser.

Saudi Arabia tried to test Al Hadary early, with Hussain Al Mogahwi attempting a speculative chance from distance in the third minute, but it hooked well wide of the goal.

Mohamed Salah put Egypt ahead after breaking through on to a long ball forward and lobbing the goalkeeper.

With less than five minutes to the end of the first half of the game, Juan Antonio Pizzi's men pressured the Egyptian defence to win a penalty that was validated by the Video Assistance Referee.

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