PHARAOHS ONE UP

Elneny gives Egypt the lead from a tight angle. Salah on the right played an excellent angled pass to find him in space in the box. There wasn’t much on, so he decided to sidefoot a rising shot that beat Ondoa at the near post. Ondoa should probably have done better; Egypt will not give a solitary one about that.

LIVE: EGYPT 1-0 CAMEROON
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Cameroon having lion’s share of the ball

Since going behind, Cameroon have looked better and controlled the ball. But they’re not doing enough to stretch this Egyptian defence.

The Egyptians are happy to let Cameroon hold the ball and try to find a way through, knowing they can set Salah loose when they win the ball back.

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