Plane carrying Saudi Arabia's World Cup team catches fire

Plane carrying Saudi Arabia's World Cup team catches fire

Referee blows the whistles.

9': Saudi Arabia have come out with a plan to be aggressive and get upfront early on. Good intent after a awful start to their world cup campaign.

6': A free kick to Saudi Arabia just outside the penalty zone.

12 Mins: Al Dawsari makes a poor first touch on halfway and lunges at the ball as he tries to recollect; in the process, he clips Suarez and concedes a free-kick. Saudis are giving each other high fives but the short corner amounts to nothing.

A tenacious tussle in midfield for possession eventually sees Saudi Arabia end up with the ball and they spread it wide to the right as they look to breakdown the Uruguay defence. Some work for the Uruguayan defenders early on.

Muslera - Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Varela - Rodriguez, Vecino, Bentancur, Nandez - Cavani, Suarez.

3': Patience seems to be the key word for both the sides. Slow and steady wins the race?

1 Min: We're underway in Rostov-on-Don as Saudi Arabia kick-off! Replays show that the Uruguay centurion has a point but the goal-kick stands and Saudi Arabia have possession. Saudi Arabia need at least a draw to stay alive in the competition.

Luis Suarez picks up his 100th cap for his country - the sixth man to do so - in a mostly unchanged starting XI from the side who edged Egypt on Friday. Congratulations to him on the milestone.

The national anthems have been completed and we're moments away from this Group A clash.

The duo showed glimpses of their quality against Egypt, both players will be targeting to open their World Cup account against a Saudi side who looked completely out of their depth in their opener.

As Uruguay fans whipped up a fervent atmosphere on the eve of their team's World Cup game against Saudi Arabia, supporters expressed their gratitude towards coach Oscar Tabarez whilst admitting their concern over the form of Luis Suarez.

Muslera will also tie Ladislao Mazurkiewicz as the player to have made the most appearances for Uruguay at a World Cup.

"There is no doubt that facing the Uruguayan team is hard and that it is known for its worldwide stars, but we are determined to improve our image from the previous match and the joy of the Saudi fans", said Saudi Arabia midfielder Taisir Al-Jassim.



Related Posts

Gregg Popovich flying to California in attempt to meet with Kawhi Leonard
The two had a "good" conversation and "more dialogue" is expected, Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News reports . The Spurs are unlikely to be motivated to facilitate a deal to the Lakers, league sources said .

Former Trump Campaign Advisers: 2nd FBI Informant Contacted Campaign in May 2016
Speaking shortly after his testimony in May, Caputo told ABC News there was no collusion between Russians and the Trump campaign. Greenberg denied that he asked for money, saying that it was his friend who spoke with Stone.

Portugal urged by Fernando Santos to hit ‘Euro 2016 levels’ against Morocco
Portugal faces off with Morocco in their second match of Group B play at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation on Wednesday. Morocco will aim to bounce back after their opening defeat against Iran , courtesy of a late own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz.

South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack
Mun Chong-hyun, chief analyst at ESTsecurity, said digital coins would continue to be juicy targets for hackers around the world. The attack on the South Korea-based exchange, Bithumb, was smaller in value than some of the biggest hacks on cryptocurrencies.

Ronaldo-led Portugal look for win against Morocco
You should know that only top 2 teams from each group will qualify for the knockout round of 16. "We have good players and want to give a good show", Dirar said.

Creed 2 trailer: Michael B. Jordan steps back into the ring
Jordan and directed by Steve Caple Jr., released its first trailer on Tuesday ahead of its release on November 21. Caple Jr. directs from an original screenplay written by Stallone based on characters from the Rocky franchise .

Puan, World's Oldest Known Sumatran Orangutan Dies In Australian Zoo
Due to the excellent health care offered at Perth Zoo, Puan exceeded the usual life expectancy for her species. Handout photo taken in 2016 shows Puan at Perth Zoo where she lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968.

Suzuki Jimny officially revealed on global website
However, we speculate that the new generation Jimny SUV is expected to be launched in India sometime next year. Apart from that, it is revealed that the auto will have a ladder frame chassis to preserve its rugged look.

Disney tops Comcast with $71.3 billion deal for Fox
It could lead to a bidding war as Disney will then have five business days to present a revised offer. The move comes after Comcast launched a rival offer for most of Fox's film and television holdings.

Oppo's new Find X phone has not one but three pop-up cameras
Oppo also claims that its "O-Face Recognition is 20 times safer than fingerprint recognition for unlocking the phone". The Oppo Find X has a mechanized pop-out function, which The Verge says takes about 0.5 seconds to pop into place.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.