Saudi Arabia land safely in Rostov-on-Don after plane engine fault

Saudi Arabia's plane lands with wing on fire

The result, though, had a domino effect in Group A. It also put host Russian Federation into the next round while eliminating both Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the same time.

Had Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah arrived at the World Cup fully fit, things would have turned differently for Egypt, who face early exit from the tournament after losing both of their Group A matches. The first game we were better, but they [Uruguay] stole the points with a late goal. "It's a attractive moment and we want to enjoy it", Suarez said.

In a letter sent to the SAFF, the committee said that the aircraft which caught fire would no longer be used for transportation of teams taking part in the World Cup.

Despite only 3.4 million people to choose from, Uruguay have long punched above their weight in worldwide soccer, lifting the first ever World Cup in 1930 and producing the infamous "Maracanazo" by beating hosts Brazil to win it again in 1950.

People were talking about Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia without really knowing.

The Barcelona forward, who missed a slew of chances in a narrow 1-0 win over Egypt in the first match, was on target in the first half against Saudi Arabia. "I am very proud of the players, I thought they played very well".

Luis Suarez hailed the "spectacular" achievement of Uruguay reaching the last 16 of the World Cup for the third time in succession - then announced his wife is expecting their third child.

Iran has one of the most vociferous fan base in the world but sadly till date women aren't allowed to attend matches at the stadium in Iran.