Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad).
Defenders: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (West Brom), Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez (both Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Liverpool), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Jorge Fucile (Porto).
Midfielders: Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio), Alvaro Pereira (Sao Paolo), Walter Gargano (Parma), Egidio Arevalo Rios (Morella), 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.
14 June v Costa Rica (Fortaleza)
19 June v England (Sao Paulo)
24 June v Italy (Natal)
The Uruguayans defend in numbers with captain Lugano directing the play. The midfield drop back to defend in numbers so it is difficult to catch Uruguay on the counter-attack. Key players such as Suarez and Cavani are at the peak of their powers so this is their time to shine.
With an average age of 28, the Uruguayan defence may struggle against pacier sides. Goalkeeper Muslera is always capable of a mistake if he is put under pressure.
Luis Suarez. He has been unstoppable for club and country this season. Suarez has matured and can control his temper. He could prove decisive with his goal threat and ability to provide assists.
A good result against England and they should progress from the group. 2010’s semi-finalists will do extremely well to reach that stage again this year.
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