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World Cup 2018: Egypt without Mohamed Salah draw blank against Colombia

Colombia forward James Rodriguez vies for the ball with Egypt's Sam Morsy
Colombia forward James Rodriguez (left) vies for the ball with Egypt's Sam Morsy

Egypt resumed their World Cup preparations without injured forward Mohamed Salah with a 0-0 draw against Colombia in Italy.

Egypt survived second-half pressure but lacked threat in attack.

Colombia have now played their last friendly before facing Japan in their first group game in Russia on 19 June.

The Pharaohs play their final warm-up match in Belgium on Wednesday before opening their World Cup campaign against Uruguay on 15 June.

Line-ups

Egypt

  • 23El-ShenawySubstituted forEl Hadaryat 45'minutes
  • 7Fathy
  • 20Samir
  • 6Hegazi
  • 13Shafy
  • 8Hamed
  • 5MorsySubstituted forHusseinat 68'minutes
  • 21TrézéguetSubstituted forEl Mohamadyat 57'minutes
  • 19El SaidSubstituted forShikabalaat 80'minutes
  • 14SobhiSubstituted forWardaat 66'minutes
  • 15MohsenSubstituted forKahrabaat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1El Hadary
  • 2Gabr
  • 3El Mohamady
  • 9Hassan Mahgoub
  • 11Kahraba
  • 16Ekramy
  • 18Shikabala
  • 22Warda
  • 24Tarek Abdel-Aziz
  • 26Hussein
  • 27Ashraf
  • 28Hamdi

Colombia

  • 1Ospina
  • 4Arias
  • 13MinaSubstituted forMurilloat 45'minutes
  • 23D Sánchez
  • 18FabraSubstituted forMojicaat 45'minutes
  • 16LermaSubstituted forBorjaat 81'minutes
  • 6C Sánchez
  • 11Ju CuadradoSubstituted forIzquierdoat 45'minutes
  • 10Rodríguez
  • 15UribeSubstituted forQuinteroat 63'minutes
  • 9FalcaoSubstituted forBaccaat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Tesillo
  • 3Murillo
  • 5Barrios
  • 7Bacca
  • 12Vargas
  • 14Muriel
  • 17Mojica
  • 19Borja
  • 20Quintero
  • 21Izquierdo
  • 22Jo Cuadrado
Referee:
Paolo Silvio Mazzoleni
Attendance:
3,883

Match Stats

Home TeamEgyptAway TeamColombia
Possession
Home31%
Away69%
Shots
Home6
Away17
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home1
Away11
Fouls
Home20
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Egypt 0, Colombia 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Egypt 0, Colombia 0.

Attempt blocked. José Izquierdo (Colombia) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Offside, Colombia. Juan Quintero tries a through ball, but Carlos Bacca is caught offside.

Carlos Sánchez (Colombia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tarek Hamed (Egypt).

Offside, Colombia. Carlos Bacca tries a through ball, but José Izquierdo is caught offside.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Mahmoud Abdelaziz (Egypt) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. James Rodríguez (Colombia) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Ahmed Hegazi.

Attempt blocked. Kahraba (Egypt) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ahmed Fathy.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ahmed Fathy (Egypt) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Davinson Sánchez (Colombia) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Juan Quintero with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Amr Warda.

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Mohamed Shafy.

Attempt blocked. Carlos Bacca (Colombia) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Juan Quintero with a cross.

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Essam El Hadary.

Attempt missed. James Rodríguez (Colombia) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by José Izquierdo.

Miguel Borja (Colombia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mahmoud Abdelaziz (Egypt).

Substitution

Substitution, Colombia. Miguel Borja replaces Jefferson Lerma.

Substitution

Substitution, Egypt. Shikabala replaces Abdallah El Said.

Foul by Carlos Bacca (Colombia).

Amr Warda (Egypt) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. James Rodríguez (Colombia) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Carlos Sánchez.

Attempt blocked. James Rodríguez (Colombia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Jefferson Lerma (Colombia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Saad Samir (Egypt).

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Ahmed El Mohamady.

Corner, Colombia. Conceded by Saad Samir.

Attempt blocked. José Izquierdo (Colombia) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James Rodríguez.

Attempt saved. José Izquierdo (Colombia) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Santiago Arias.

Hand ball by Amr Warda (Egypt).

Foul by Santiago Arias (Colombia).

Amr Warda (Egypt) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Ahmed El Mohamady (Egypt).

Foul by Davinson Sánchez (Colombia).

Tarek Hamed (Egypt) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Friday 1st June 2018

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