! Uruguay has won Group A at Russia’s expense! Smolov’s free-kick is overhit and into Muslera’s grateful arms. And that is that – the final whistle goes. It finishes Uruguay 3 Russia 0. Uruguay top Group A.
Godin meets De Arrascaeta’s corner with a bullet header that’s well saved by Akinfeev. Unfortunately for him, the ball lands at the feet of Cavani, who sweeps home from just a few yards out. Cavani does get his goal!
Uruguay maintained their 100% record at the World Cup as they beat 10-man Russia to finish top of Group A and end the hosts’ unbeaten start.
Both sides were already through, but Luis Suarez’s free-kick subdued the party atmosphere at the Samara Arena.
Diego Laxalt’s deflected shot extended their advantage before Igor Smolnikov was dismissed for a second booking.
Edinson Cavani added a late third, with Uruguay and Russia now set to face Spain, Portugal or Iran in the last 16.
Source: BBC News