World Cup 2018: ‘Mo Salah is fit’, Egypt coach warns Russia

World Cup 2018: ‘Mo Salah is fit’, Egypt coach warns Russia

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Egypt coach Hector Cuper has warned Russia that his star striker Mo Salah is fit for the crucial World Cup 2018 match on Tuesday evening.

A shoulder injury kept Salah out of Egypt’s opening-game loss to Uruguay while Russia made a dream start to their campaign, thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0.

Egypt must at least draw with the host nation in St Petersburg on Tuesday to keep their World Cup hopes alive and Cuper has placed the emphasis on Salah helping Egypt achieve just that.

“Salah is fit,” Cuper told reporters on Monday. “We always carry out a last physical test before we announce our

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