Uruguay won their first match luckily after their terrible performance on the ground against Egypt. However, the three points they secured would give them enough confidence to take on the weaker Saudi Arabian side. Saudi Arabia, after being thrashed by the Russians in their first game of the world cup would have not much expectation in this game as well. It was not that the Russians had a great game but the terrible defence by the Saudi Arabian defenders. This game won’t be any different given Uruguay are former world champions twice. This match is to be played at the Rostov Arena, Rostov.
According to bet365 the odds of Saudi Arabia winning this game is 20, odds of drawing this game is 15/2 and the odds of Uruguay winning this game is 1/6. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Saudi Arabia emerging out victorious are 20 and probability for a draw is 6 and for Uruguay to win the odds are 1/6. Betfair odd for Saudi Arabia is 20, for Uruguay is 1/6 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 15/2.
Uruguay is expected to play a similar playing XI that they did in their opener against Egypt. Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez will both lead the Uruguayan attack in this game whereas Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin would be in the back.
Uruguay: W W W W L D
Saudi Arabia: L L L L W W
Uruguay is most likely to come out on top after this game.
Man Of The Match:
If Saudi Arabia has to win then it would fall on Mullawad and if Uruguay wins, it will be Luis Suarez.