Uruguay downs Saudia Arabia to advance

Russia is also into the next round of the World Cup, with Egypt and Saudi Arabia out, after Uruguay earned a Group A victory.

Luis Suarez booked Uruguay's place in the World Cup knockout rounds as Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia 1-0. (Getty Images)
Uruguay's result also means host Russia, which won its opening two Group A matches, is through to the next phase. (Getty Images)
Marking his 100th international appearance, Luis Suarez scored the lone, winning goal for Uruguay. (Getty Images)
It was a delight for fans as Luis Suarez became the first Uruguay player to score at three World Cups. (Getty Images)
Russia and Uruguay, though, can look forward to a likely second-round meeting against either Portugal or Spain. (Getty Images)
The flat feel of the game continued after the interval with both sides struggling to build tempo in hot conditions. (Getty Images)
Suarez became Uruguay's sixth centurion and the Barcelona forward saw an early effort blocked. (Getty Images)
The South Americans take on the hosts in their final Group A match on June 25 with top spot on the line. (Getty Images)
Oscar Tabarez’s side missed plenty of opportunities, but a toothless Saudi outfit never seriously looked like snatching a point. (Getty Images)
Uruguay, semifinalists eight years ago in South Africa, have now reached the knockout stage for the third straight time. (Getty Images)