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World Cup - Group A - Russia vs Egypt

Throwback target-man Dzyuba delights Russia

The physical threat of a target-man striker has become something of an endangered species in modern football but Russia's Artem Dzyuba offered a reminder, in Tuesday's 3-1 World Cup win over Egypt, that there is still value in the big man up-front.

World Cup - Group A - Russia vs Egypt

Egypt pay heavy price for errors and lack of Salah factor

Egypt's World Cup hopes were left in tatters after a disastrous spell at the start of the second half in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to hosts Russia but Mohamed Salah's absence in the build-up to the tournament also played its part, coach Hector Cuper said.

World Cup - Egypt Training

Salah starts for Egypt against Russia

Egypt's talismanic striker Mohamed Salah was named in their starting line-up for their second World Cup Group A match against Russia in St Petersburg on Tuesday.

World Cup - Group A - Egypt vs Uruguay

Egypt coach ready to unleash Salah on Russia

Egypt coach Hector Cuper is ready to gamble on Mohamed Salah and is hoping the striker comes through a final fitness test on the eve of the country's World Cup match against hosts Russia.

World Cup - Group A - Egypt vs Uruguay

Relaxed Russia have tactical plan to halt Salah, says coach

Russia's opening day World Cup win over Saudi Arabia has settled nerves within the squad and the hosts are confident they have a tactical plan capable of keeping Egypt striker Mohamed Salah quiet, their coach Stanislav Cherchesov said on Monday.

World Cup - Group A - Egypt vs Uruguay

Salah's return lifts Egypt ahead of Russia test

Russia got their World Cup campaign off to a dream start with a 5-0 thumping of Saudi Arabia but face an entirely different beast in the form of Egypt, who should be revitalised by the return of their talismanic striker Mohamed Salah.

World Cup - Group A - Egypt vs Uruguay

Fans rage on social media over empty seats at World Cup

Russian fans took to social media on Saturday to demand why whole rows of prime pitch-side seats were empty during the World Cup match between Egypt and Uruguay, while locals had to pay nearly a third of an average monthly salary for a poorer view.