Uruguay and Egypt make their 2018 World Cup debut on Friday in the second match of the tournament, facing off in a Group A showdown in Yekaterinburg.
After Russia and Saudi Arabia's match on Thursday, there's three points on the line here for one of these two teams to put a foot into the knockout stage.
Uruguay enters the match healthy and with the deadly duo in attack of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, but the pressure is on a young, new generation of midfielders to be the glue between the back line and the strikers.
At the back, Diego Godin leads the way in central defense alongside his Atletico Madrid teammate Jose Gimenez.
ET Where: Stadion Central'nyj in Yekaterinburg TV: FS1 and Telemundo Stream: fuboTV (Try for free) Follow: CBS Sports App
Uruguay is stacked from the back to the front and contains Mohamed Salah, while Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez do their thing in attack to take all three points.
Roger Gonzalez is an award-winning writer based in Virginia that has covered pro soccer from Europe's top clubs to Argentina's first division.
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