Uruguay striker Luis Suarez scored in the 23rd minute to secure his side's 1-0 victory against Saudi Arabia in their Group A game at Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday.
Suarez scored the winning goal in his 100th international appearance for Uruguay, knocking in a corner kick from Carlos Sanchez
It was the Barcelona striker's 52nd goal for his country in that century of games.
Besides scoring, Suarez led his team with a hard-working performance. He fell back to defend and raced forward on the counterattack.
Uruguay and Russia both have six points from their opening two matches, putting them into the round of 16. They will face each other on Monday in Samara with first place in Group A on the line.