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France vs Uruguay - Kylian Mbappe desperate to end memorable year on a high

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by PA6 hits

Kylian Mbappe is targeting a positive end to the year with France after admitting no outfield player shone in the defeat to Holland last week.Les Bleus lost for the first time since becoming world champions as Georginio Wijnaldum’s strike and Memphis Depay’s penalty gave Holland a 2-0 win.The result in Rotterdam did not flatter Holland, with visiting goalkeeper Hugo Lloris making a s...Full Story »

Tite pleased with Brazil’s performance in friendly win over Uruguay

Posted Saturday, November 17, 2018 by PA10 hits

Brazil head coach Tite was proud of the way his side dug deep to see off Uruguay in a friendly that was anything but.Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium bore witness to a feisty all-South American encounter which ended 1-0 to the Selecao on Friday evening.Tackles flew in throughout a match that saw eight bookings and a controversially-awarded penalty, which Neymar tucked away after referee Craig Pa...Full Story »

Brazil 1 - 0 Uruguay: Neymar nets controversial late penalty as Brazil edge Uruguay

Posted Saturday, November 17, 2018 by PA31 hits

Neymar netted a controversial penalty to secure Brazil a hard-fought win against Uruguay in a friendly that was anything but on a dank night in London.Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium played host to the 76th meeting of these South American adversaries as they continued their build-up to next summer’s Copa America.Brazil are favourites to lift the trophy on home turf and Tite’s m...Full Story »

'He's not Uruguayan!' - Suarez rejects Griezmann's 'respect'

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2018 by Goal.com278 hits

The Barcelona forward found little comfort in the France striker's admiration for his opponents during a hard-fought World Cup quarter-final clashAntoine Griezmann's decision not to celebrate his World Cup quarter-final goal out of respect for Uruguay has received a lukewarm response from Luis Suarez. Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann curtailed his typically exuberant celebrations after netti...Full Story »

Classy France too slick for Uruguay to set up St Petersburg semi-final

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2018 by PA44 hits

France became the first side to book their place in the 2018 World Cup semi-finals with a comfortable 2-0 win over Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod. The South Americans huffed and puffed but never really troubled the 1998 champions who advanced thanks to goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann, his third of the tournament. They can now look forward to a semi-final in St Petersburg on Tuesday a...Full Story »

Uruguay 0 France 2: Varane and Griezmann send Les Bleus through

Posted Saturday, July 07, 2018 by Goal.com98 hits

Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann scored as France advanced to a World Cup semi-final against either Belgium or Brazil after easing past Uruguay on Friday. Following an opening passage high on energy but bereft of quality, Varane glanced home a Griezmann free-kick to open the scoring before the Atletico Madrid man doubled France's advantage just after the hour mark in a moment to forget fo...Full Story »

Uruguay vs France - Uruguay still sweating on the fitness of striker Edinson Cavani

Posted Friday, July 06, 2018 by PA220 hits

Edinson Cavani remains a major doubt for Uruguay’s World Cup quarter-final with France after coach Oscar Tabarez refused to provide an update on the striker’s injury.Cavani scored both goals in Uruguay’s 2-1 last-16 win over Portugal before being helped off the pitch by Cristiano Ronaldo after picking up a calf problem.The Paris St Germain player trained separately from his tea...Full Story »

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani likely out of World Cup quarterfinal vs. France

Posted Thursday, July 05, 2018 by ESPN178 hits

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani is likely to miss his country's World Cup quarterfinal clash with France on Friday after suffering a calf injury in the victory over Portugal in the round of 16, team sources told ESPN's Diego Munoz. Cavani missed training for the third consecutive day on Wednesday while receiving intense treatment on his left leg. The Paris Saint-Germain star, who scored a bra...Full Story »

Uruguay 2 Portugal 1: Cavani brace sends tearful Ronaldo home early

Posted Sunday, July 01, 2018 by Goal.com137 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were knocked out of the World Cup on the same day, but Uruguay will rue Edinson Cavani's injury. Edinson Cavani's double earned Uruguay a 2-1 win over Portugal and a World Cup quarter-final against France, with a tearful Cristiano Ronaldo knocked out on the same day as his rival Lionel Messi. Argentina's hopes of going one step better than a narrow defeat t...Full Story »

Uruguay 3 Russia 0: Suarez & Cavani strike as hosts miss out on top spot

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Goal.com118 hits

Uruguay secured first place in World Cup Group A as Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani scored to down 10-man Russia in Samara. Luis Suarez netted his second goal in as many World Cup games as Uruguay secured top spot in Group A with a comfortable 3-0 victory over World Cup hosts Russia, who had Igor Smolnikov sent off. Russia's impressive progression to the last 16 has provided one of the tourna...Full Story »

Russia handed reality check as Uruguay claim commanding win to top Group A

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by PA33 hits

Luis Suarez led the way as Uruguay made sure of top spot in Group A by ending 10-man Russia’s perfect start to their own World Cup in humbling fashion.Suarez fired the South Americans in front with a sweetly-struck free-kick just 10 minutes in at the Samara Arena before Denis Cheryshev deflected Diego Laxalt’s effort past goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev 13 minutes later to double the advant...Full Story »

Uruguay vs Russia - 'Russia's runners are fuelled by hard work and home pride, not drugs'

Posted Sunday, June 24, 2018 by PA125 hits

Russia’s impressive running statistics at the World Cup are based on hard work and motivation, not thanks to doping, national team coach Stanislav Cherchesov has insisted.The 54-year-old was speaking to reporters before Monday’s Group A decider between Uruguay and Russia in Samara, with both teams already certain of knockout football after beating Egypt and Saudi Arabia.Russia came i...Full Story »

Tabarez hails ‘crucial’ Suarez after Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia to advance

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by PA34 hits

Oscar Tabarez hailed the importance of match-winner Luis Suarez after the striker fired Uruguay into the knockout stages of the World Cup.Suarez celebrated his 100th international cap with the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia at the Rostov Arena.Uruguay struggled to assert their authority on the game but the slender victory means they join hosts Russia in the last 16, while eliminati...Full Story »

Uruguay 1-0 Saudi Arabia: Luis Suarez winner seals World Cup last-16 spot

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by Skysports.com84 hits

Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his team's first goal Uruguay booked their place in the last 16 of the World Cup after a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday afternoon. The victory, which also confirms Russia's place in the knockout stage and eliminates both Saudi Arabia and Egypt, was secured through a close-range goal from Luis Suarez (23) on his 100th appearance for ...Full Story »

Luis Suarez sends Uruguay through with goal on his 100th appearance

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018 by PA36 hits

Luis Suarez marked his 100th cap with the winner as Uruguay qualified for the World Cup knockout stages with an unconvincing victory which eliminated opponents Saudi Arabia.Barcelona striker Suarez volleyed home from a corner midway through the first half as Oscar Tabarez’s side laboured to a 1-0 win in Rostov-on-Don.The result means hosts Russia, who also won their two opening Group A gam...Full Story »

Uruguay(N) vs Saudi Arabia - Uruguay coach defends Luis Suarez: superstars are not ‘robots’

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 by PA113 hits

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has put a supportive arm around Luis Suarez and told the striker that even Pele, Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi have had bad days.The Barcelona forward cut a frustrated figure in the 1-0 opening World Cup win over Egypt and appeared well short of the standard which has seen him register 51 goals to become his country’s all-time leading scorer.However, Tabarez i...Full Story »

Egypt ready to bring back Mohamed Salah after World Cup setback against Uruguay

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by PA55 hits

Egypt manager Hector Cuper expects talisman Mohamed Salah to be fit for their second World Cup match against Russia on Tuesday.The Liverpool forward was left on the bench during the Pharaohs’ 1-0 defeat by Uruguay in Ekaterinburg on Friday as he continues to recover from the shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final last month.In quotes reported on fifa.com, Cuper said: &ld...Full Story »

Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay: Gimenez winner spares Suarez's blushes

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Goal.com72 hits

Jose Gimenez spared the blushes of Uruguay's all-star forwards with a 90th-minute winner to see off Egypt 1-0 in their World Cup opener. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani each passed up opportunities to clinch the points against a Pharaohs side who kept Mohamed Salah on the bench, but it was centre-back Gimenez who proved the hero. After the excitement of Group A rivals Russia's goal frenzy a d...Full Story »

Egypt(N) vs Uruguay - Mohamed Salah ‘doing very well’, says Egypt boss

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by PA156 hits

Egypt talisman Mohamed Salah looks set to play in the country’s first World Cup match in 28 years.Pharaohs manager Hector Cuper is confident the Liverpool forward will be in the side to face Uruguay in the Group A game in Ekaterinburg on Friday.Salah sustained a shoulder injury during the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid on May 26 but trained with the ball for the first time on...Full Story »

Uruguay 3 Uzbekistan 0: Suarez scores for World Cup-bound hosts

Posted Friday, June 08, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com134 hits

Uruguay will head to Russia for the World Cup with a win under their belt following Thursday's victory in Montevideo. Luis Suarez, Jose Maria Gimenez and Giorgian De Arrascaeta were on target as Uruguay completed their World Cup preparations with a 3-0 win over 10-man Uzbekistan. Estadio Centenario was a sea of blue for Uruguay's one and only international fixture before the World Cup in Rus...Full Story »

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