The Egyptian goalkeeper's double save in an Egyptian Premier League fixture was called "the greatest double save ever" by a fan.
Egypt overcame the distraction of Amr Warda being banished from the squad earlier in the day over mounting sexual harassment allegations.
All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title
Many European media outlets are claiming that Real Madrid have made contact with Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah over a shock summer transfer.
The Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts of Mohamed Salah went offline without warning a day after he posted a cryptic tweet.
It will be the fifth time Egypt stage the biennial showpiece of African football after 1959.
Mohamed Salah scored 44 goals in all competitions for Liverpool last season and has netted 13 times in the 2018/2019 campaign.
Mohamed Salah scored directly from corner for Egypt before going off injured in the match against Swaziland.
Cristiano Ronaldo, who like Lionel Messi is a five-time winner of the award.
Salem Aldawsari scored the winner as Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1 in their final Group A match.
FIFA World Cup 2018, Highlights, Uruguay thrash Russia 3-0 at the Samara Arena, Russia, Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1.
Saudi Arabia and Egypt, both eliminated, will play for pride in their final Group A clash at Volgograd Arena.
Saudi Arabia opened the tournament with a 5-0 loss to the Russians and have yet to score a goal this tournament.
Salah did net Egypt's first goal at a World Cup since 1990.
FIFA World Cup 2018, Highlights, Russia vs Egypt: Mohamed Salah scored but Russia beat Egypt 3-1
Mohamed Salah has been declared fit ahead of Egypt's crunch game against Russia and coach Hector Cuper is optimistic his star striker will play
Mohamed Salah will be the centre of attraction when Egypt meet Russia