Saudi Arabian World Cup team's plane catches fire in midair

The goal distinguished Suarez, who made headlines four years ago for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group Stage match, as the first Uruguay player to score at three different World Cups. "It's a handsome moment and we want to enjoy it", Suarez said.

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Fernando Muslera had to tip over a long-range drive from Hattan Bahebri, who then missed a fine chance in the box, as Saudi Arabia responded well to falling behind.

Facing elimination, the Saudis fought hard for a goal with Hatan Bahmi getting several early chances.

With temperatures reaching 33 degrees Celsius, two-time world champions Uruguay and Saudi Arabia got off to a cautious start. We were very, very below our potential", said the 71-year-old "We managed to qualify for the knockout stage, that's what we wanted and really that's what we needed and Saudi Arabia could have made it hard for us.

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Yet with Portugal and Spain as prospective last-16 opponents, it remains to be seen what advantage either could grasp from winning the group when they meet in Samara on 25 June (15.00 BST kick-off).

"The first game is over and nerves are easing a bit", the Juventus midfielder told reporters.

The Saudis, however, will look to stay alive, but they'll need to come up with a vastly better showing than they had in the opener against Russian Federation, a 5-0 loss.

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani started alongside Suarez as the pair look to add to their combined tally of 93 worldwide goals.

"I do fancy them in this tournament", said Neville. I thought he played a lot better today in this match, especially because he was fighting hard, he was very fit, very physical.

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