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FIFA World Cup: Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

"We think we are cursed, we are cursed", said Tabarez, who insisted that he hopes Egyptian talisman Salah will be fit after three weeks out injured with a shoulder problem.

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah was on the bench for his country's first World Cup match since 1990 after injuring his shoulder while playing for Liverpool in last month's Champions League final. "I think we do have good forwards and good players to do a good job here at the World Cup".

"I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children, who also see him as a star", Cavani told reporters after the game.

Egypt star Mohamed Salah have been cleared fit for tomorrow's FIFA World Cup game against Uruguay.

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But given Russian Federation got off to a flying start with a 5-0 win over the Saudi's in the tournament's opening game, Egypt are now playing catch up and even the pace and skills of Salah might not be enough.

"Yesterday we were quite certain that he would play".

"He's certainly important, nobody can deny that, but you need a good team too - and we are a good team", said Cuper.

Jose Jimenez's 90th minute header gave Uruguay a crucial win over Egypt.

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"They all know that I loved my time in Egypt and I loved working with them", he says of the players on the squad.

His struggles in front of goal mirrored his terrible start to last season with Barcelona after rushing back from a knee injury and Tabarez suggested Suarez was lacking confidence. Despite their missing offensive centerpiece, the Egyptian side held firm for the entirety of the game, limiting Uruguay's chances and stifling them just as a goal looked like it might be on the horizon.

"During this period, all the players observed Ramadan", Cuper said.

Egypt will be hoping to collect some points when they face tournament hosts Russian Federation, with Salah waiting in the wings.

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