Uruguay have defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 at the Rostov Arena to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup, courtesy of a first-half strike from Luis Suarez.

The Barcelona striker netted his 52nd international goal on his landmark 100th appearance, taking full advantage of a goalkeeping error from a routine corner.

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Despite being far from their best for a second match running, victory for Uruguay - five days after claiming a late win against Egypt - is enough to send them through to the knockout stage.

Tournament hosts Russia will also join La Celeste in the next round, with Saudi Arabia and Egypt no longer able to catch them ahead of the final round of fixtures.

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