Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

If Suarez and Co. beat Egypt in front of Yekaterinburg Arena’s curious two temporary stands they will finally banish Uruguay’s unwanted recent record — they have not won their opening game at a World Cup since 1970.

“We think we are cursed, we are cursed,” said Tabarez, who insisted that he hopes Egyptian talisman Salah will be fit after three weeks out injured with a shoulder problem.

Uruguay face the Saudis next Wednesday and Russia on June 25 in their final Group A game.

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