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El Hadary beat the previous age record, held by Colombia keeper Faryd Mondragon, who was 43 years and three days old when he appeared at the World Cup in 2014.

No team has had fewer shots on target than Saudi Arabia at the World Cup, with just two - both of which came against Uruguay.

El-Hadary wasn't simply out on the field to set a record.

Saudi Arabia enters the match in Volgograd having yet to score in the competition after a 5-0 loss to Russian Federation and a 1-0 setback vs. Uruguay.

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Neither side have managed to put a single point on the board up to now, and while Saudi Arabia have failed to score a single goal, Egypt's only strike came from a Salah penalty.

One last push in the second half could see them claim a famous victory.

Divided by the Red Sea, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are two neighbors separated by a body of water and separate continental affiliations.

Egypt crashed out of the World Cup after losing to Russian Federation 3-1 on Tuesday, with Salah returning to action for the first time in three weeks following a shoulder injury but unable to save his team. Saudi Arabia turned the ball over in the midfield, with the ball played over the top by Abdalla El Said to Salah.

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Egypt has included Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah in their squad in the final match of the tournament for the two already-eliminated teams. A lengthy VAR review upheld the initial call, and El Hadary was beaten this time by Salman Al Faraj, making the score 1-1 going into halftime.

He will make his 153rd appearance for his country on Monday against Saudi Arabia, who are also searching for a consolation victory as their World Cup campaign comes to an end.

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Salah started against Russian Federation last Tuesday but was unable to make an impact as the hosts ran out 3-1 winners.

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