Saudi Arabia team huddle before the match against Russia . REUTERS/Carl Recine Saudi Arabia team huddle before the match against Russia . REUTERS/Carl Recine

Four changes in Saudi Arabia's line-up against Uruguay

Wed, Jun. 20, 2018
CAIRO – 20 June 2018: Saudi Arabia Argentinean manager, Juan Antonio Pizzi, decided to make four changes in the team’s starting line-up at their second game of the World Cup against Uruguay.

Pizzi replaced Abdullah al-Mayouf, OmarHusawi,Yahya al-Shihri and Mohamed el Sahlawi with Mohammed al-Owais, Alial-Bulaihi, HattanBahebri and Fahadal-Muwallad.




Pizzi's starting line-up for the game consists of:

Goalkeeper:
Mohammed al-Owais

Defenders:
Alial-Bulaihi, UsamahHusawi, Yasser al-Shahrani, Mohammed al-Barik

Midfielders:
HattanBahebri, Abdullah Otif, Salman al-Faraj, Taisir al-Jassim, Salem al Dosari

striker:
Fahad Al-Muwallad.

“It's clear that we have other priorities, beyond winning the game;we have to show our competitive abilities,andtactics.We have to show our ability to fight,” Pizzi told press ahead of the game.




Saudi Arabia suffered a devastating 5-0 loss at the opening game of the World Cup againstthe host nation, Russia.

Saudi Arabia's fans are waiting for a response from their national team to keep their chances to reach the second round.




Saudi Arabia stays at the bottom of the group with 0 points while their opponent, Uruguay,is in the second position after winning 1-0 at the first game against Egypt.
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