Uruguay World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide
Uruguay look as strong as ever heading into the 2018 World Cup. The team is built around relentless, uncompromising defence provided by Diego Godin. Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez will be providing the attacking prowess. The attacking chances will be provided by Gaston Ramirez and Rodrio Bentancur. The only injury to report is the calf injury of Martin Caceres, he remains a major doubt for making Oscar Tabárez’s squad.
A popular pub quiz questions: ‘Which country won the first ever FIFA World Cup back in 1930?’
The answer? Uruguay – who overcame Argentina in the final of the inaugural competition on home soil.
Eighty eight years on, and they’re yet to achieve the feat again – but could this be their year?
Uruguay World Cup Group
Uruguay will be competing alongside Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia in group A.
Uruguay World Cup Friendlies
Uruguay will play a World Cup friendly against Uzbekistan on the 8th of June.
8th June – Uzbekistan
Uruguay’s world cup campiagn kicks off on the 15th June with their match against the Egyptian team. They face Saudi Arabia on June 20th and their final group A match will be on June 25th.
|Round||Date||Location||Home Team||Away Team||Group||Result||TV|
|1||15/06/2018 13:00||Ekaterinburg Stadium||Egypt||Uruguay||Group A||BBC|
|2||20/06/2018 16:00||Rostov-on-Don Stadium||Uruguay||Saudi Arabia||Group A||BBC|
|3||25/06/2018 15:00||Samara Stadium||Uruguay||Russia||Group A||ITV|
Uruguay World Cup Squad
Preliminary World Cup Squad –
Goalkeepers – Martin Campana, Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva
Defenders – Martin Caceres, Sebastian Coates, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Maxi Pereira, Gaston Silva, Guillermo Varela
Midfielders – Rodrigo Bentancur, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Diego Laxalt, Nahitan Nandez, Cristian Rodriguez, Carlos Sanchez, Lucas Torreira, Federico Valverde, Matias Vecino
Strikers – Edinson Cavani, Maxi Gomez, Cristhian Stuani, Luis Suarez
Who is Uruguay’s Star Player, Who will be the Top Goal Scorer for the Uruguay Team?
It’s hard to look past the captain Suarez when looking for Uruguays star player. The striker who plays for Barcelona in prolific form, having already netted over 20 times for his club side this season.
In qualifying, the former Liverpool man’s strike partner Edinson Cavani notched more goals.
Cavini and Suarez are both 5/4 at bet365 (odds correct 1st May 2018)
Suarez will be the pivotal piece in the team.
What are the Odds of Urugauy Being Group A Winners?
Uruguay are the 10/11 at bet365 (odds correct 1st May 2018) favourites to be group A winners.
What are the Odds of Urguay Winning the 2018 World Cup?
Uruguay are 33/1 at bet365 (odds correct 1st May 2018) to be the 2018 World Cup winners.
Are there Any Betting Offers for Uruguay during the World Cup?
Betting offers for Uruguay to be the Group A winner market, qualify and other great betting offers can be found over on our World Cup Betting Offers Page.
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