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Egypt hope for 'god's help' against Russia says El-Hadary

Egypt hope for 'god's help' against Russia says El-Hadary

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary said Monday that his team were relying on "God's help" in their second World Cup match against Russia. 19 Jun 2018
Semin says 2018 World Cup is best he has attended

Semin says 2018 World Cup is best he has attended

Lokomotiv Moscow and former Russia head coach Yuri Semin said on Monday that the 2018 World Cup in Russia was "the best" tournament he had ever attended. 19 Jun 2018
Egypt to take advantage if Russia focus on Salah

Egypt to take advantage if Russia focus on Salah

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Monday that Russia would be playing into their hands if Stanislav Cherchesov’s side only focused on forward Mohamed Salah. 19 Jun 2018
Cuper says Salah is Egypt's weapon against Russia

Cuper says Salah is Egypt's weapon against Russia

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Monday that striker Mohamed Salah's participation in the 2018 World Cup encounter with Russia would not guarantee success, but he would be Egypt's "weapon". 19 Jun 2018
Almost 10 million Russians watched World Cup opener

Almost 10 million Russians watched World Cup opener

Almost 10 million Russians watched the television broadcast of the World Cup opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia, a survey revealed on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Over 5.3 million Russians watched World Cup opening ceremony

Over 5.3 million Russians watched World Cup opening ceremony

Over 5.3 million Russians watched the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup, broadcast live on Russia’s Channel One, a survey revealed on Monday. 19 Jun 2018
Egypt arrive in St. Petersburg ahead of Russia match

Egypt arrive in St. Petersburg ahead of Russia match

Egypt arrived in St. Petersburg on Sunday for their upcoming World Cup group A game with Russia, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said. 18 Jun 2018
Miranchuk says Egypt are like Saudi Arabia but more organized

Miranchuk says Egypt are like Saudi Arabia but more organized

Egypt are like Saudi Arabia, but are more organized and disciplined, Russia midfielder Anton Miranchuk said on Sunday. 18 Jun 2018
Cheryshev says Salah is a great player but not world class

Cheryshev says Salah is a great player but not world class

Former Russia forward Dmitri Cheryshev said on Sunday that although Egypt forward Mohamed Salah was an exceptional player, he was not in the same class as the likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. 17 Jun 2018
Caceres to officiate Russia v Egypt

Caceres to officiate Russia v Egypt

Paraguayan Referee Enrique Caceres will officiate the World Cup Group A match between hosts Russia and Egypt, FIFA's press service said on Sunday. 17 Jun 2018
Russia players 'understand their responsibility' - Deputy PM

Russia players 'understand their responsibility' - Deputy PM

NOVOGORSK, June 17 (Sputnik) - The Russian national team understands the responsibility it has at their "home" FIFA World Cup, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Sunday. 17 Jun 2018
Injured Dzagoev stays behind in Moscow

Injured Dzagoev stays behind in Moscow

CSKA Moscow and Russia midfielder Alan Dzagoev will not travel to St. Petersburg ahead of Russia's FIFA World Cup match against Egypt, the national team said on Sunday. 17 Jun 2018
'No-shows' responsible for empty seats at World Cup - FIFA

'No-shows' responsible for empty seats at World Cup - FIFA

No-shows from "constituent groups" were responsible for the large number of empty seats during Friday's Group A match between Uruguay and Egypt, FIFA said. 17 Jun 2018
Uruguayan Sports Minister hopes Uruguay, Russia reach playoffs

Uruguayan Sports Minister hopes Uruguay, Russia reach playoffs

Uruguayan Sports Minister Fernando Caceres said Saturday that he hoped both Uruguay and Russia would reach playoffs after their 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage match. 16 Jun 2018
FC Ural boss jokes about signing Uruguay strikers Suarez, Cavani

FC Ural boss jokes about signing Uruguay strikers Suarez, Cavani

MOSCOW, June 16 (Sputnik) - FC Ural Yekaterinburg President Grigory Ivanov told Sputnik on Saturday as a joke that he was watching Uruguay strikers Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez during the team's FIFA World Cup match against Egypt. 16 Jun 2018
World Cup day two: the things you might have missed

World Cup day two: the things you might have missed

Portugal and Spains wonderful 3-3 drawmade us forget all about Uruguays late 1-0 win over Egypt and Irans even later 1-0 over Morocco. But this is what you may have missed... 16 Jun 2018