Jose Gimenez headed a 90th-minute winner as Uruguay beat Egypt 1-0 in their opening Group A game at the World Cup in Yekaterinburg. The Atletico Madrid defender rose highest for Carlos Sanchez's free-kick to head past Mohamed El Shenawy and break Egypt hearts after a largely sluggish show from the Uruguayans. Luis
Ghana put one foot in next year's World Cup finals after easing to an emphatic 6-1 victory over Egypt in the first leg of their qualification playoff in Kumasi. The hosts dominated from the outset at Baba Yara Stadium and deservedly took the lead inside five minutes through captain Asamoah Gyan.