While Saudi Arabia are on their third coach in less than a year, the squad is built on a solid core of players. Drawn mainly from Saudi Premier League champions Al Hilal and runners-up Al Ahli, the key players know each other well, and that cohesion is a rare thing at international level.
|Moscow – June 14, 2018 6:00 pm|
|Yekaterinburg – June 15, 2018 5:00 pm|
|Saint Petersburg – June 19, 2018 9:00 pm|
|Rostov-on-Don – June 20, 2018 6:00 pm|
|Samara – June 25, 2018 6:00 pm|
|Volgograd – June 25, 2018 5:00 pm|
World Cup Group A News / Betting Tips
Essam El Hadary is the Egyptian captain and at 45 years of age is set to become the oldest player to ever grace the World Cup. Egypt have a fairly solid defence with the likes of Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr as their centre back pairing, with Fathi and Abdel-Shafy in the fullback positions.