Egyptian forwarder-Striker Mohamed Salah Benched for the Entire Game Against Uruguay

June 15, 2018
First published on:June 15, 2018
by James

Even after appearing in 23 men's squad, Egypt benched its most anticipated player benched Mohamed Salah Ghaly for the whole time. Mohamed Salah, Egyptian professional footballer and forward for Liverpool was not sent into the first game between Egypt and Uruguay on 15th June 2018 which also was Salah's birthday.

Though Mohamed Salah was never given a go, Egyptian side made its first Substitution after 50 minutes of the game. Tarek Hamed was sent off after the frequent on-field accident and was replaced by Jersey no. 5 player Sam Morsy.

Uruguay scores three-point in the final hour

Almost at the very end of the match between Uruguay Vs. Egypt Uruguay scored the goal. Uruguay got a free kick in 86th minutes, and Vecino made his way to the tunnel, Cavani's free-kick hit the bar and Uruguay missed another opportunity to score.

Uruguay scored its deciding goal on the 88th minutes as Jose Gimenes sends one home in 88th minutes into the game with a beautiful header on Sanchez's pass. Though second Half Between Uruguay-Egypt's football battle looked like going towards a goalless draw, it all changed in the 89th minutes. 

Looks like the remaining two matches would be super important for Egypt which will be against Russia and Saudi Arabia. Hopefully, their star player M. Salah returns for the remaining two games.