Uruguay will be hoping to take a step closer to the knockout stages when they take on Saudi Arabia in their second Group A game at the Rostov Arena on 20th June 2018. If Uruguay does win this one, which is the more likely result, they’ll be almost there in the round of 16 from Group A. Uruguay are the strongest side from group A, and Saudi Arabia will be happy to even draw blanks against them. It will most likely be a do-or-die game for The Falcons, who’ll be trying their best to keep their hopes in the 2018 FIFA World Cup alive.
The likes of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will be a treat to watch for all footballing fans across the globe as they’ll be looking to prove their worth for their nation. Saudi Arabia will be having immense support from their Nation as well as other nations in the Middle East. No fan would dare miss any action from this game and to make sure that doesn’t happen; we’ve got this guide covering up everything from schedule to live stream covered up.
Uruguay 1 Saudi Arabia 0
A live stream for the game between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia will be easily available for all the football fans around the world. While the Uruguayan fans can sign up on DirecTV’s official website for the live stream, the fans from Saudi Arabia can easily live stream the match via beIN Sports. American fans will be able to catch all the action on their choice of the device through FOX Sports’ official website. Fans from the Asian subcontinent will be having access to high-quality live stream on Sony LIV, the official app of their broadcasters, Sony.
Watch Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia Online
The African fans will be able to live stream the Uruguay Saudi Arabia game on either SuperSport, Canal+, or Kwese Sports. Uruguay’s neighboring countries in the Caribbean can also visit DirecTV’s website for the live stream. All the live stream channels will go on air 10-30 minuted before the kick-off. Fans who don’t have access to any live stream channel can opt for VPN Gateways to access any of the available live streams from around the world. Fans who no more wish to bother about the cables can choose from top Sticky Bundles like PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, fuboTV, or DirecTV.
The Group A game between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia will be played on 20th June 2018 at the Rostov Arena with a scheduled kick-off at 18:00 local time. The venue, Rostov Arena, will replace the Russian Premier League side FC Rostov’s home ground Olimp-2 post the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is still in the final stages of construction and is expected to have a seating capacity of 45,000.
Uruguay Opening match against Egypt: https://worldcupupdates.com/egypt-vs-uruguay-live-stream/
Saudi Arabia starts their World cup Campaign against Russia: https://worldcupupdates.com/russia-vs-saudi-arabia-streaming-online/
Uruguay will be the stronger side on paper with Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Bentancur, and Deigo Godin being the big names. Saudi Arabia will have their task cut out against Uruguay’s attack. They’ll be relying heavily on their senior players to keep a check on Uruguay. Here is how the two sides may line up against each other.
Uruguay Probable XI
Muslera (GK); Gimenez, Godin, Maxi Pereira, Cáceres; Cristian Rodriguez, Vecino, Caceras; Cavani, Suarez, Stuani.
Saudi Arabia Probable XI
Abdullah (GK); Al-Harbi, Hawsawi, Hasan Muath, Omar Hawsawi; Al-Shehri, Ghaleb, Al-Fraidi; Al-Shamrani, Al-Sahlawi, Assiri.
The game between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia will be broadcast across all the official broadcasting channels across the world. The Uruguayan fans will be able to catch all the action live on DirecTV while the Saudi Arabian fans need to tune into beIN Sports to get their dose of live action. Both the official broadcast will have a review show that will begin soon after the end of Portugal Morocco game. As Uruguay will be amongst the strongest side from America which will make it an important broadcast for FOX Sports as well. All the fans from MENA countries will be able to catch all the action on beIN Sports. BBC and ITV will be broadcasting the match for the fans in the UK, DirecTV in the Caribbean, Canal+ and Kwese Sports in Africa, and Sony in Asian Subcontinent.
Who will win?
This group A match is going to be a great treat as the determined team from Saudi Arabia will take on the much decorated Uruguay team and on paper the South American team has a clear advantage going into this match. Despite being in a comparatively easier group, the Saudis will once again start as the challengers and not favorites.
Given Uruguay’s high profile line up, it is most likely going to be an easy Uruguayan victory. Saudi Arabia has little chances of staging an upset, but if they do manage to do so, it will leave the Group A open for all the four sides, Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Uruguay. Our final scoreline prediction is Uruguay 1-0, Saudi Arabia.