Suarez Says Rivalry With Ronaldo Different When Playing for Uruguay, Barcelona

Ruben Holloway
July 1, 2018

Given their ages - Messi is 31 and Ronaldo 33 - this could be the last the world sees of the pair, who have monopolized the world player of the year award for the last 10 years, on the biggest stage of all. Uruguay, however, soon demonstrated their hunger to win, with Cavani's one-touch curler. This is the third time that this record has changed hands in Russian Federation, with Ronaldo and Ricardo Quaresma having both broken it during the group stage.

"It's not the time to talk about the future of the coach, the players, the squad", he said, "but rest assured that this national team will continue to be one of the best in the world". He won it, found a team-mate, and then allowed himself a five-second break, resting his hands on his knees as Uruguay played around him.

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Tabarez said: 'When I walked out to the pitch I could hear our captain saying that we are playing for the father, the mother, the neighbour the brother and to give it your best. "We will have to work collectively to try to contain him, in order to try to limit the effect he can have". He will be relieved that Jose Gimenez is back in contention after missing the game against Russian Federation. Having Gimenez back will solidify Uruguay's defence.

Portugal's flank players created some set-piece sutuations but they couldn't yield the desired equaliser as Uruguay saw off the last anxious moments by doing putting in a heavy defending shift.

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Fernando Muslera, who recently picked up his 100th cap, will start in goal as usual. Fubo TV also offers three days of auto recording and 30 hours of Cloud DVR service in case you can't watch the Argentina Uruguay game immediately. Uruguay's full-backs, Diego Laxalt at the left and Martin Caceres at the right, were alert in dealing with Guerreiro and Jao Mario on the left and Bernado and substitute Ricardo Quaresma on th right. Suarez held up play for a few seconds to give Cavani time to arrive at the goal, then cut back and laced a flawless cross that ricocheted off Cavani's face and into the back of the net. Their service includes Fox Sports 1, Fox and Telemundo (in most markets) so you can stream the game with English or Spanish commentary.

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