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Mohamed Salah didn't get off the bench against Uruguay, but he starts against home nation Russia for Egypt. Follow LIVE with ESPN.

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LIVE Day 6: Salah to star vs. the hosts?

Mo Salah and Egypt face Russia up next. Senegal beat Poland, while Colombia lost to Japan in the early game. Follow LIVE.

Heavy rain outside Saint Petersburg Stadium ahead of Russia against Egypt in the crucial Group A clash.

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