SALVADOR, June 30: Luis Suarez broke down in tears after his shootout miss saw Uruguay dumped out of the Copa America by unfancied Peru on Saturday, the 15 times champions losing 5-4 on penalties after having three goals ruled out in a scoreless draw.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 25: A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C at their opponents’ expense and set up a quarter-final meeting with Peru.
PORTO ALEGRE, June 21: Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a young Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals.
BELO HORIZONTE, June 17: Uruguay crushed Ecuador 4-0 in their Copa America opener on Sunday with help from an early sending off that deflated their opponents and assured the 15-times champions the simplest of starts to their campaign.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, July 6: Raphael Varane’s glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday and a set up a last-four tie with Brazil or Belgium.
SOCHI, July 1: Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France.
For teams and fans alike, Saturday 30 June is when things get serious in Russia. And by the time the whistle goes to start the Round of 16 fixture between Uruguay and Portugal, the teams will already be aware of who lies in wait for the victors in the quarter-finals.
Having experienced starkly contrasting fortunes in their respective 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia openers, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia return to Group A action with a potentially make-or-break meeting in Rostov.
KATHMANDU, June 15: The first half ended with the score line of 0-0 as both sides couldn’t break down the defense. Find third lacked in both teams. Egypt comparatively won the middle third to the inexperienced Uruguayan midfielders.
KATHMANDU, June 15: The second match of FIFA World Cup 2018 between Egypt and Uruguay ended with a score line of 0-1. The only deciding goal by J.M. Giminez in the 89th minute of the match secured a win Uruguay at Ekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg on Friday.
This is the first Russia 2018 outing for both teams and just the second match in the tournament, being the opening action on Day 2. Both sides will be desperate to begin Group A in positive style, following the Opening Match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
QUITO, Oct 11: Uruguay, Argentina, and Colombia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American fixtures that also saw Peru clinch a playoff spot against New Zealand and Chile miss out completely.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept 24: The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) canceled all scheduled matches on Sunday after the country’s referees decided they would refuse to officiate further due to increasing violence.