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Host country Russia grabs in addition to groepszege after defeat against Uruguay

Russia is after two strong openingspartijen again with both feet on the ground. The host country was against Uruguay with 3-0 down after the Russians more than a half with a man less to go and play. Suarez, Laxalt and Cavani provided goals, both countries were already placed for the next round.

Both Russia and Uruguay had in the earlier group matches 6 on 6 caught against Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Both teams were already qualified and competed for the honor of the group’s profit – though it is of course also determines their opponent in the next round. The Russians lay their elan of the previous parties, in which they eight times and scored, to want to continue and went immediately in search of the opening goal. Which fell after only nine minutes, however, on the other side. Suarez blasted a free-kick low past the wall, the surprised goalkeeper Akinfeev should immediately turn over: 1-0.

The Russians were not under the market against the South Americans, but yet they created some nice chances. Good cracked of far on goalkeeper Moments, a moment later, nodded to striker Artem Dzyuba the ball against the ground and about. A Russian goal hung in the air, so it seemed, and that was finally… to the other side. Diego Laxalt brought from far away and saw his shot through the foot of the unfortunate Good binnenwaaien. 2-0 for Uruguay, the Russians in sackcloth and ashes. Suarez and Betancur were given several opportunities to 3-0 before the break, but scored not. The Russian drama was complete when just before the break Igor Smolnikov his second yellow card and so red grabbed.

The Russians were so with one man less the locker room look up and after the break, was it the Russians are not much better. Uruguay controlled and stuck in moments the nose to the window. Scored was not. When the Russians stood striker Dzyuba on an island, while on the other side Edinson Cavani chance after chance against the nets. Further than a few counters came to Russia not, Dzyuba took aim with still fifteen minutes to go the chance. With the substitute Cristian Rodriguez could Uruguayanen a number of times firmly threaten, but Akinfeev was several times pal.

In the end was Uruguay became more and more threatening, with thanks to Rodriguez and Cavani. The saving hit came at the start of the injury time to Cavani, on a corner kick. Goddess was still on Akinfeev, but the rebound from Cavani was the 3-0 still on the board. The score did not change thereafter not more. Uruguay ends up as first in group A with 9 points, the Russians repent, also with 6 points.

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