Uruguay defeat Russia 3-0 as both qualify for the knockout stages.


Uruguay faced Russia in their last match of their group stages. Russia scored 8 goals in their starting 2 world cup matches meanwhile uruguay did not concede any goal in the 2 matches.

The match was a one sided affair with Uruguay being the better side because of their experience.

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 9th minute. Edinson Cavani also scored his first goal of the world cup campaign after failing to score in the previous 2 matches.

The match ended 3-0 and both Uruguay and Russia moved to the knockout stages of the world cup 2018. Uruguay toppes the group winning all the 3 matches with 9 points Russia were second with 6 points.