Uganda and Egypt players engulfed in a scuffle
Tuesday Sep 05, 2017. 21:54
The hosts, Egypt are under pressure to bounce back from their 1-0 loss they suffered in Kampala last week to reclaim their top spot.
On the other hand, Uganda will be targeting a second win over the Pharaohs in Alexandria as they want to consolidate their top spot in the group.
Egypt: El-Hadary, Fathi, Hegazi, Rabia, Abdel-Shaf, Hamed, Elneny, El-Said, Sobhi, Salah, Gamal
Uganda: Onyango, Wadada, Walusimbi, Isinde, Juuko, Mawanda, Aucho, Okwi, Miya, Derrick Nsibambi, Ochaya
92′ – It is over in the Group B match in Alexandria. Egypt return to the top of the table with nine points.
90′ – Booking for Juuko
89′ – Sub for Uganda: Karissa for Nsibambi
88′ – Sub for Egypt: Gomaa on for El Said
88′ – Brilliant save by Onyango to deny Salah as the winger looked for a bottom corner. The Pharaohs piling pressure looking for a second goal.
83′ – Uganda really pushing to find an equaliser. A header from Nsibambi was not too strong as El-Hadary makes a save on the right corner.
79′ – Luwagga receives a wonderful pass on the far post, but his effort lacks power and goes wide. Egypt 1-0 Uganda
76′ – Sub for Egypt: Mahgoub on for Gamal
75′ – Booking for Uganda’s Aucho.
73′ – Onyango alert to read a dangerous ball, a cross is miskicked by Juuko. No clear cut chances in the final 20 minutes pf the contest.
70′ – Sub for Egypt: Trezeguet on for Sobhi
68′ – Sub for Uganda: Sserunkuma on for Okwi
64′ – Uganda pushing for an equaliser, they get a corner, referee gives a set piece to the hosts. Frustration for the Cranes.
55′ – Good defending by Walusimbi to deny Egypt from launching a dangerous counter attack. Uganda receive a corner.
50′ – Egypt calls for a penalty, but referee Victor Gomes not interested. A fats-paced start for the Egyptians.
Uganda sub: 46′ Muwanga on for Ochaya
46′ – The second half gets underway in Alexandria with the hosts still leading 1-0.
45+2′ Half time in Egypt.
45′ – We are in the injury time of the opening half in Alexandria. Egypt leading through Salah’s sixth minute goal.
40′ – Good touches by the Cranes but their decision making in the d-line or final third needs to be decisive. They are not threatening the opponent
32′ – Uganda delivers a dangerous set piece into the penalty area, but El-Hadary collects it. Egypt 1-0 Uganda
27′ – Uganda failing to make good decisions in the final third of the hosts. Good football so far from both sides. Onyango denies the El-Said from a powerful header in the box.
22′ – Two players are injured in the heart of the park. Onyango restarts the game.
19′ – Uganda now starting to come out of the blocks, a good cross down the right but Nsibambi’s header flies over the cross bar.
15′ – A well delivered cross by Salah in search of Amr Gamaal in the box saw the forward missing the ball from close range on the far post. Uganda 0-1 Egypt
10′ – The Pharaohs having an advantage in the first 10 minutes. They enjoy the ball possession so far. Uganda on the backfoot.
06′- Both sides chasing an early goal, but the hosts are the ones spending more time in the Cranes half. Mohamed Salah nets from a rebound after Onyango initially denied him from close range. Egypt 1-0 Uganda
1′ – The match is underway.