Uruguay has no damage concerns yet could roll out improvements to the side that beat Egypt 1-0.
Winger Carlos Sanchez is tipped to begin on the right, while the accomplished Cristian Rodriguez could get approval on the left wing after Giorgian De Arrascaeta failed to impress.
Saudi Arabia head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi could drop various players, with goalkeeper Abdullah Al Mayouf liable to replace Mohammed Al Owais.
Somewhere else, he might be enticed to begin with Muhannad Assiri in the solitary forward part instead of the ineffective Mohammed Al Sahlawi.
It might appear to be odd to discuss a potential administrative sacking only one game into a major competition; however Saudi Arabia head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi may require an outcome in this match to keep his activity. Pizzi portrayed a "feeling of disgrace" after his side were pounded 5-0 by Russia on an opening day, and another bumbling execution here could see him expelled from his situation on Thursday morning.
Uruguay has no such administrative issues, with the 71-year-old Oscar Tabarez in his twelfth year and second spell as manager. This game will be his seventeenth World Cup coordinate and the savvy old coach won't have been that awed with how his side played in their opening diversion, with La Celeste requiring a late header from focus back Jose Gimenez to grab the focuses.
Uruguay will commence realizing that a win will send them through to the knockout stage at a third back to back World Cup. The South American side have never neglected to escape the group stage under Tabarez and it looks safe to accept that he'll rehash that accomplishment here. Thrashing for Saudi Arabia would affirm their disposal.
No holds barred
Saudi Arabia and Uruguay have never met at the World Cup.
Be that as it may, the Green Falcons are undefeated in their two past games with Uruguay (W1, D1), both home friendlies.
Uruguay could win their opening two matches of a World Cup out of the blue since 1954.
They have lost only one of their last nine World Cup group games (W5, D3), winning five of their last six.
The Uruguayans have additionally won each of the three of their past World Cup games against Asian adversaries, scoring five and yielding just once.
The last time they won their opening group games, a 2-0 triumph over Israel in 1970, they went ahead to achieve the semi-finals.
Luis Suarez is set to win his 100th top in this games. He'll be the 6th Uruguayan to achieve that point of reference.
This is Saudi Arabia's fifteenth games at a World Cup however the first occasion when they have ever confronted South American resistance.
The Saudis are on a 11-diversion winless keep running at the World Cup finals (D2, L9) going back 24 years.
Their last win was a 1-0 triumph over Belgium in USA 1994.
The Green Falcons have kept only one clean sheet in their last 14 World Cup recreations, yielding 37 goals amid that spell.
They have likewise yielded 14 headed goals since their World Cup make a big appearance in 1994, more than some other group in that period.
Saudi Arabia have neglected to score in eight of their last 10 World Cup recreations and didn't enlist a shot on focus in the 5-0 thrashing to Russia on Thursday.
The Saudis have completed base of their group in their last three World Cup appearances.