Uruguay ease past Russian Federation, tops Group A

Uruguay ease past Russian Federation, tops Group A”

World Cup fans have lost their mind after Russia's Sergei Ignashevich gifted Uruguay star Luis Suarez a clear path to score in their Group A encounter.

Uruguay burnished their World Cup credentials with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Russian Federation on Monday, finishing top of Group A with a flawless record while dampening the hopes of the tournament hosts, who had to settle for second.

Russian Federation then had Igor Smolnikov shown a red card for a second bookable offence in the 36th minute, basically putting the result beyond doubt.

The hosts had exceed expectations to convincingly beat Saudi Arabia and Egypt but their bubble started to burst only 10 minutes into their final group game.

This is the first time Uruguay have won all three group games at a World Cup finals. Doing so is of course the aim for both sides, but the group winners could end up with the unenviable task of playing Spain depending on the results of tonight's Group B matches.

- Uruguay have finished as first round group winners for just the fifth time, having done so previously in 1930, 1950, 1954 and most recently in 2010.

The referee signaled for a free kick when Yuri Gazinskiy tripped Rodrigo Bentancur in which Luis Suarez converted the kick into a goal.

But after 23 minutes, Uruguay won the corner from which they doubled their lead when Diego Laxalt's strike, which looked to be off target, cannoned off Cheryshev and bounced past Akinfeev.

It was heart-breaking for Cheryshev, who scored twice in the 5-0 trouncing of Saudi Arabia in the opening game. Shortly after receiving his first yellow card Russia's Smolnikov received another one for chopping down Laxalt and subsequently left his team and the field with the red card.

But it was South Americans who opened the scoring as Surarez sent a low-free kick from just outside the area into the bottom right corner in the 10th minute.

Cavani sealed the win on 90 minutes by tapping home the rebound, after Akinfeev had parried Godin's header.

The match will decide who finishes top of the group as both teams are on six points.

Salem Aldawsari scored with nearly the last kick, shooting from a tight angle inside the Egypt penalty area and poking the ball past El Hadary.

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