Russia Defeats Egypt 3 Goals To 1
With a 3-1 victory, Russia has qualified for the round of 16, while Egypt is essentially knocked out of the World Cup with one game left for each team in the group stages.
The hosts, Russia get their second victory in a row having previously defeated Saudi Arabia. Russia’s win was made easier due to an own goal by Fathi. Egypt were also cursed by Salah’s shoulder injury although that did not stop him from scoring but by then it was too late.
Egypt, meanwhile, look certain to be eliminated by at least they could register their first ever World Cup win when they face Saudi Arabia in their last game.
In a related development, Colombia loses to Japan in their opening game at the 2018 World Cup in Russia in a 1-2 goals match. Senegal on the other hand has become the first African country to win a game at the ongoing World Cup in Russia after defeating Poland 2 – 1
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