Uruguay, the team that has been quite dangerous for too many decades, they have also won the World Cup for two times showing the world their class and professionalism at high rates. This FIFA World Cup 2018 will witness the Uruguay team win different way acquiring some of the top notch players in the lineups for the World Cup to be played in Russia. Uruguay would face Egypt in their 1st match of the world, but before that opponent, Uzbekistan is their first opposition to face on 8th June, 2018.
Uruguay Main Players/Lineups FIFA World Cup 2018
Uruguay would be some outstanding teams in the main event and that’s why the officials of former champion have decided to make some stronger and powerful squad. Lui Sarez, the big name would be part of Uruguay playing in the attacking row. Luis is the top goal scorer in his team and now he would be appearing in 3rd World Cup of his career.
Edinson Cavani, another big name of Uruguay national football team is looking forward to the upcoming mega event. The selectors have brought him back to the squad. While the Uruguay team would be lead by Diego Godin and will stay in defend according to their system.
There are also some new faces in the team who would be appearing for the Uruguay in World Cup for the first time. Federico Valverde, the midfielder will be making his debut. He has also played for under-20 team.
Uruguay Defend Lineup for FIFA World Cup 2018
Uruguay, according to some football pundits are lacking some options in their defense on the behalf of their lineup. After they were defeated by Brazil at home by 4-1, that result insisted coach to rethink about the lineups and squad before entering the World Cup 2018 (Russia). Sebastian Coates and Diego Godin are no more part of squad for the World Cup after defeat against Brazil.
Suarez, the international star failed to make his appearance in the World Cup semi final back in 2010 after he threw the ball with hand against Ghana. After that, Saurez made his comeback after recovering from injury.
Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule
Uruguay will be playing against Egypt that will be captained by Mohammad Salah on 15th June, 2018. Saudi Arabia will be the next opposition in their 2nd match on 15th June, 2018. Urugua will face Russia the host on 25th June, 2018.
- 15th June, 2018 – Uruguay vs Egypt
- 20th June, 2018 – Saudi Arabia vs Uruguay
- 25th June, 2018 – Russia vs Uruguay
Uruguay World Cup 2018 Squad
As you can see in the table given below, Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva and Martin Campana are selected as goal keepers for the team. While Federico Ricca, Guillermo Varela are also added in the squad, and rest of the players are also mentioned in the list.
|2||Martín Silva||Vasco da Gama||34||GK|
|8||Sebastián Coates||Sporting CP||27||Defender|
|9||José María Giménez||Atletico Madrid||24||Defender|
|11||Diego Godín (C)||Atletico Madrid||32||Defender|
|12||Maxi Pereira||FC Porto||33||Defender|
|13||Matías Vecino||inter Milan||26||Midfielder|
|14||Nahitan Nández||Boca Juniors||22||Midfielder|
|17||Nicolás Lodeiro||Seattle Sounders||28||Midfielder|
|22||Abel Hernández||Hull City||27||Forward|