KATHMANDU, June 15: The first half ended with the score line of 0-0 as both sides couldn’t break down the defense. Find third lacked in both teams. Egypt comparatively won the middle third to the inexperienced Uruguayan midfielders. Egypt played 3 in the back for most of the first half hour mark, so Uruguay could not break the solid defense. So, they played most of their game from the wings.The absence of Salah made it difficult for the offensive side of Egyptians. However, Egypt was much quicker in passing the ball.Suarez came close in the 23rd minute with side netting. Egypt’s counter pressing made it slow for the Uruguayan side, because of which they started the game slow. The Uruguayan defense looked agitated with the midfield. Suarez was the most involved player in the first match.