Russia 2018: Egypt Becomes First African Team To Exit From the Tournament
Mohamed Salah scored his second goal of the World Cup but Egypt ended their campaign pointless with defeat by Saudi Arabia at Volgograd Arena, not long ago.
The Liverpool forward gave Egypt the lead with a brilliant lob over keeper Yasser Al-Mosailem in the 22nd minute.
Egypt’s goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary, 45, became the oldest player to feature at a World Cup saved Fahad Al Muwallad’s penalty.
However, he could not stop Salman Al Faraj’s spot-kick and was beaten again by Salem Al Dawsari with seconds left to close the show.
All 3 matches played by Egypt ended with NO WIN, or DRAW. Lost throughout making it first African team to exit the tournament.
Making it for URUGUAY and host nation Russia to qualify to next stage of the competition.
And it was first blood to Egypt as Salah recorded his second goal of the tournament.