Will Saudi Arabia be able to Withstand the Onslaught of Rivals?

As the FIFA World Cup 2018 is just a fortnight away, the spirits on every squad are very high to give their best performance. To win over the rival squad is the objective of any participating squad.


The full-throttle firepower at the events, Uruguay is a formidable team to encounter for anyone. The fixture scheduled on 20th June 2018 against Saudi Arabia is also likely to be a keen match to watch.

Star Players

It would be unfair if you do not take the names of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani at the same level. Both have almost equal goals to their credit for their respective clubs during the recent seasons. Therefore, it is a prize possession of the squad to have the pair with them.

Other Significant Players

There is no doubt the next name that comes after the above partners, is Matias Vecino, who is a midfielder of 26 years. There is no exaggeration that the player has taken the responsibility of a balanced midfield with his creative ball navigation.

Probably the senior members like Cavani, Suarez, Diego Godin and Tabarez might be seen for the last time at the FIFA world cup. Therefore, they desire to carry spectacular credit with them and no less than a spot in the final match.

Saudi Arabia

Though they missed out the World Cup in 2010 and 2014, their return to the World Cup 2018 was impressive who were, in fact, ahead of Australia in their qualifying group.

It needs to be seen whether the successive replacement of the Manager in the recent past would pay dividends to the nation is a major question haunting the squad.

Stalwart Players

The squad is indeed banking on the performance of Mohammad Al-Sahlawi, who is a star player in the squad. The 16 goals during the qualifying matches would be a psychological asset for the impressive player and also the squad. The ‘Green Falcons’ has a good backup with an extraordinary technical capability to counter a rival team.

It might be a daunting task for the team to keep the squad without becoming a prey to the ruthless attack by either Uruguay or any other team.

Juan Antonio Pizzi has the responsibility of taking the nation beyond the predecessors and bringing the country accolades during FIFA 2018.

No doubt Uruguay has the credit of the World Cup holders at least two times on earlier occasions. They must be trying to grab the opportunity of lifting the cup for the third time.

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