โ€œI am happy [we] won, we [Uruguay] have not won the first match of the tournament for so many years. But I am very critical about my performance โ€“ angry with myself, I know I can do better, especially when [we] need to change the course of the game and win. Today was not easy and [I] should complement Egypt, they did good and studied our team well,โ€ Suarez told journalists.

Suarez, who is one of the worldโ€™s most prolific forwards, missed three opportunities to score before defender Jose Maria Gimenez headed home a free-kick to salvage the win for his side.

Uruguay are now second in Group A behind hosts Russia, who thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the tournament on Thursday.

Russia's first-ever FIFA World Cup will last till 15 July, with a total of 64 matches set to be held at 12 stadiums across 11 cities.

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