Uruguay sealed their place in the last 16 with an 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia that means the host nation Russia are also through to the knockout stages.
Luis Suárez opened the scoring from close range after 23 minutes. The Saudi goalkeeper Mohammed al-Owais attempted to claim an inswinging corner but got nowhere near the ball, allowing the striker to tap home.
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