Give-me Give-me GimenezBoth Jose Maria Gimenez and Diego Godin represent the white and red stripes of Madrid. Hence, there is no denying that both understand and complement each other very well. Both the centre-backs have been dominant while donning the Atletico Madrid jersey and likewise, they replicated they replicated the same for their national side as well. With the presence of two quality strikers in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, one did not expect from the centre-backs to score the winner in Egypt Vs Uruguay game. However, that’s exactly what happened as it was Jose Mario Gimenez who leaped the highest to score the late winner from a corner in the 89th minute and secure an important victory for his nation.
No Mo Salah For Egypt Vs Uruguay GameIt was reported on Thursday that Salah was fit after recovering from the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final in late May and will start the Egypt Vs Uruguay match. However, the Liverpool star was left on the bench during Egypt’s opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2018. As many as three changes were made by Egypt with each time the camera focusing on Mohamed Salah, but head coach Hector Cuper deciding not to risk him with two more matches to go in the Group A against lower ranked opponents.
Having been rushed back from his injury, Egypt coach Hector Cuper left him on the bench for the Egypt Vs Uruguay game. Cuper later gave the reason of keeping Salah unused. The coach said after the game:
Egypt coach Hector Cuper says Mo Salah will have "an important role" in future #WorldCup matches.— CNN Sport (@cnnsport) June 15, 2018
"We wanted to avoid risks in this match, but I think he will be fine for the next game," he says of the decision to leave Salah on the bench. #EGYURGhttps://t.co/fMXPO4d069 pic.twitter.com/C0Ltw2Tovm
“He did not play today because we wanted to avoid risk or danger but I think that he will be fine for the next match,”