World Cup 2014 team preview – Uruguay

Manager: Oscar Tabarez

Captain: Diego Lugano

 

Notable Strength –Frenetic attack , heavily rely on inter-flowing football during attack.

Notable Weakness – Unreliable Midfield , Uruguay wins games by outscoring them.

 

Projected Starting XI

 

 

 

Goalkeeper – Fernando Muslera 

Defenders -The inform Diego Godin  will the defense with Diego Lugano  Martin Caceres Maximiliano Pereira

Midfielders – Nicolas Lodeiro and Egidio Arevalo Rios  will be starting at the center , while Cristian Rodriguez  will be playing outwide.

Forwards –  Edison Cavani , Luis Suarez And maybe Diego Forlan .

Key Player –  Luis Suarez

Notable Missing Players – Gonzalo Castro 

Surprise – Cristian Rodriguez could provide a surprise on attack

 

One to Watch –  Cavani and Suarez , Probably the best striker partnership on paper. Besides Argentina’s forward line , Uruguay forward line could be one of the strongest in the tournament.

Young Star – Uruguay brought a veteran squad , but Abel Hernández could be surprise on the loaded forward line , while the defense could be reinforced by José María Giménez

 

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad).

Defenders: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (West Bromwich Albion), Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez (both Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Liverpool), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Jorge Fucile (Porto).

Midfielders: Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio), Alvaro Pereira (Sao Paulo), Walter Gargano (Parma), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Morelia), Diego Perez (Bologna), Cristian Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Gaston Ramirez (Southampton), Nicolas Lodeiro (Botafogo).

Forwards: Luis Suarez (Liverpool), Edinson Cavani (Paris St-Germain), Abel Hernandez (Palermo), Diego Forlan (Cerezo Osaka), Christian Stuani (Espanyol).

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