SALAH COULD FACE URUGUAY
MOHAMED Salah has a ‘great chance’ of playing in egypt’s opening Group a game against Uruguay tomorrow, said coach hector Cuper yesterday. he added that a decision would be taken after today’s training session in Yekaterinburg.
‘I am optimistic that he will be with us. his condition has improved,’ Cuper said.
The liverpool striker injured a shoulder in last month’s Champions league final defeat by Real Madrid in Kiev.
TONI KROOS admits Germany’s powers have waned since their World Cup triumph in 2014 as they head for their ‘most difficult task’ in trying to retain the trophy. Midfielder Kroos said: ‘We need to improve. We have played against a few big teams and we were not as dominant. That gave us a clear picture.’