Russia – Egypt : Preview & Prediction
Egypt is already back on the wall at the dawn of this second day against Russia, the host country. The Pharons, denied Mohamed Salah in their first match against Uruguay, thought they held the point of the draw but eventually lost 1 goal to 0 on a realization of Gimenez in the 89th minute of play. A new defeat against the Russians would automatically eliminate the Egyptians in the race for qualification. Private victory since October 8, 2017, Egypt has just chained a 7th match without success (3 draws and 4 losses). Russia, despite poor performances in preparation matches (1 win, 3 draws, 4 defeats), started its World Cup with a big success in front of the weak team of Saudi Arabia (5-0). Cheryshev, who replaced Dzagoev in the first period, was particularly distinguished by a double. A first victory that comes after a draw against Turkey (1-1) in the last game of preparation, and that was good for the entire Russian group. However, given the context, this upcoming meeting with Africans leaves us pensive. Russia, in fact, could be content with a draw that would allow him to leave Egypt 3 points behind before the 3rd and final match against Uruguay. A mind that could be dangerous, especially if Mo ‘Salah is back on the meadow …
Egypt should count the return of Mohamed Salah.
Russia will be without midfielder Alan Dzagoev injured against Saudi Arabia.
The 2nd place of this group could be played between Russia and Egypt … The Pharaohs will seek victory.
Russia has a draw against Turkey and a big success against Saudi Arabia (5-0).
Egypt won 2 draws against Kuwait and Colombia in its last 3 outings. The kings of the points sharing?
Egypt has no choice but to take points against Russia. A new defeat of the Pharaohs would be synonymous with elimination.
Russia – Egypt : Betting Tips
Russia – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70