Mohamed Salah (L) of Egypt reacts from the bench

Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018. 18:52

Welcome to LIVE coverage of the 2018 World Cup Group A match between Russia and Egypt from the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.

Starting line-ups

Russia: Igor Akinfeev, Ilya Kutepov, Mario Figueira Fernandes, Sergei Ignashevich, Aleksandr Golovin, Yury Gazinsky, Aleksandr Samedov, Roman Zobnin, Denis Cheryshev, Yuri Zhirkov, Artem Dzyuba

Egypt: Mohamed El-Shenawy, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Hegazy, Mohammed Abdel Shafi, Ali Gabr, Trezeguet, Abdallah Said, Mohamed Elneny, Tarek Hamed, Marwan Mohsen, Mohamed Salah

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19h30 – Half an hour to kick-off and the big news is the inclusion of Mohamed Salah in Egypt’s starting line-up. The Pharaohs need a positive result in this clash to revive their last 16 hopes after losing to Uruguay last weekend, and the presence of their talisman is a major boost.

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