Jimenez rose higher than the Egyptian defence to head in Carlos Sanchez's freekick from the right into the net from seven yards.
Cuper went further by predicting on the eve of the match that Salah could emerge as one of the tournament's most prolific goalscorers. If they can take care of Egypt in the first match, then they should be able to cruise through to the knockout rounds.
Was Cuper's plan always to save Salah for Tuesday's contest against Russian Federation in St. Petersburg?
With Uruguay the outright favourites to take the top honours in Group A, attention will probably turn to the second spot.
One major edge for Uruguay is experience.
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The Uruguay, on their own part, encountered Argentina, Colombia and Chile and came out second behind Brazil. The two-time World Cup champion enters with expectations of winning the group and will be eyeing a quick start against its inexperienced counterpart. There was no doubting his quality, though. "He's recovered very, very quickly - we've paid a lot of attention to him", the veteran coach told a news conference before the squad's last training session ahead of Friday's match.
Suarez had the best opportunities of the opening half but he scuffed two efforts wide from inside the area. As the game went on, his teammates stopped trying to attack exclusively though Suarez; Edinson Cavani came close twice, including a rocket off the post from a free kick.
A corner travelled all the way through to the Barcelona striker at the back post, but he scuffed his first-time finish and sent it bobbling into the side-netting with half of the goal gaping.
It was hardly a convincing Uruguayan performance despite the win.
Mohamed Salah is "almost 100 per cent" certain to play in Egypt's opening World Cup match against Uruguay, according to managerHector Cuper.
With Egypt missing the goal threat of Mo Salah, Uruguay were always likely to have the better chances to break the deadlock. With a point seemingly in the bag he'd been all smiles just minutes before. One of these was in an incredibly risky position which was taken by Edinson Cavani however his stunning strike hit the post and while it fell to a Uruguayan player it did not result in a goal.
On the mindset required to do well, he said: "Patience is everything, especially this week and especially any US Open ". He was the last player to win a US Open while recording a triple bogey and that was back in 2000.
Russian Federation leads Group A on goal difference after beating Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday in the tournament's opening match. Cuper also entertained a question from a reporter about Salah's prospects of emerging as the top scorer at the tournament.
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For Uruguay , the opener isn't just about beating Egypt: they're trying to win their first World Cup opener in 48 years . Even if they don't progress, they will win fans with their Viking thunderclap celebrations and spirited displays.
They were also held by an unfancied Russian Federation in their first outing at Euro 2016, but Manchester United full-back Young insists the current crop are ready to make an early statement this time.
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