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The Pharaohs had taken a 1-0 lead against Saudi Arabia in Volgograd thanks to Mohamed Salah's second goal of the tournament-the first goal from open play Egypt had scored at the World Cup since 1934.

There was little to play for in Monday's game between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, with both sides already eliminated from the World Cup before kickoff, but the match will go down in history.

After the Saudis had sloppily given possession away, Pharoahs talisman Salah made his way in between both centre-backs to latch onto a searching long pass, taking the ball down with a lovely trap before lofting a shot over the onrushing Yaseer Al-Mosailem. This was Salah's second goal in his second match.

Igor Smolnikov was sent off for two quick bookings, the second a bad tackle on Laxlat in the 36th minute.

Nonetheless, Saudi Arabia gradually forced their way into the contest and had a ideal opportunity to equalise six minutes before the break when a Yaseer Al-Shahrani cross was handled by Ahmed Fathy inside the box. The decision was confirmed after a video review and the penalty was taken in the sixth minute of injury time.


The resultant corner found El Hadary at the heart of it again as he denied Hattan Bahebri who jumped highest to pluck out a header.

No mistakes by Al-Faraj from 12 yards out.

Fahad Al-Muwallad missed the first penalty after El Hadary dived correctly to get a hand on the ball and push the Levante forward's shot onto the crossbar.

Saudi Arabia played their best match of the tournament, showing quality football virtually throughout the entire 90 minutes.

The Liverpool forward put Egypt ahead but wasted a golden opportunity to double the lead, giving Saudi Arabia the chance to claw their way back into the game that was settled by a 95th-minute victor by midfielder Salem Al-Dawsari.


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