Saudi Arabia

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Egypt’s Mohamed Salah in action against Saudi Arabia at the Volgograd Arena. Photograph: Getty Images

Saudi Arabia 2 Egypt 1 Saudi Arabia managed their first win at the 2018 World Cup by beating Egypt 2-1 with a last-gasp winner that eclipsed Egyptian(...)

Isco will be key as Spain look to top Group B with victory over Morocco on Monday. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

THE MATCHES GROUP A Uruguay v Russia (Rostov, 3.0pm, RTÉ2/ITV). Betting: Uruguay 13-8, Russia 21-10, Draw 13-5 Saudi Arabia v Egypt (Volgograd, 3.0(...)

Spain manager Fernando Hierro talks with his squad at a training session in Kazan ahead of Wednesday’s game against Iran in Group B. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

THE MATCHES GROUP B Portugal v Morocco (Moscow, 1pm, RTÉ/BBC) Betting: Portugal 8-13, Morocco 5-1, Draw 13-5 GROUP A Uruguay v Saudi Arabia (Rostov(...)

Saudi Arabia’s players take part in a training session in St Petersburg. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia’s national soccer team landed safely in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Monday evening, after an apparent engine fire on the plane carrying the (...)

  Yuri Gazinskiy  celebrates scoring Russia’s opening goal with team-mates in the World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

Russia 5 Saudi Arabia 0 All happy families are alike. The national football team was supposed to be the weak link in Rossiya’s football extravaganza (...)

Uruguay will be favourites to top Group A at this year’s World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

Uruguay 33-1 Russia 50-1 Egypt 200-1 Saudi Arabia 1000-1 The contenders Russia couldn’t have hoped for a much kinder draw as the hosts but they will(...)

Saudi Arabia are on paper the worst team at this year’s World Cup and their managerial unrest will do them no favours in Russia. Photo: Getty Images

Saudi Arabia (1000-1) Who are they? Most likely the worst team in the competition, Saudi Arabia are far from the least interesting. They managed to (...)