Uruguay had been as soon as the the dominant power in world soccer and whereas their star doesn’t shine as vibrant because it as soon as did, they’ll will nonetheless show a contact facet to beat on the World Cup 2022.
With the likes of Luis Suarez and Darwin Nunez of their ranks, they may make loads of noise in Qatar.
Uruguay World Cup 2022 squad
World Cup squads are often introduced round six weeks earlier than the World Cup begins. This 12 months the World Cup will run from November 21 to December 18.
Who’re more likely to be the star names within the squad?
Uruguay are a facet blessed with a mix of youthful exuberance and expertise relating to their squad of gamers.
Luis Suarez, who lately returned to Uruguay to play for Nacional, continues to be is nation’s talisman having made 133 appearances for them whereas scoring 68 targets.
His possible associate up entrance might be Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez, who joined Liverpool from Benfica this summer time in a deal mentioned to be value round €75 million.
Elsewhere, Federico Valverde of Actual Madrid and Tottenham’s Rodrigo Bentancur supply high quality in midfield, whereas the skilled Martin Caceres is more likely to lead a defence which might additionally characteristic Ronald Araújo of Barcelona.
What are Uruguay’s fixtures?
Uruguay are in Group H alongside Portugal, Ghana and South Kores.
Nov 24: Uruguay vs Soputh Korea, Schooling Metropolis Stadium, 1pm
Nov 28: Portugal vs Uruguay, Lusail Iconic Stadium, 7pm
Nov 30: Ghana vs Uruguay, Al Wakrah Sports activities Advanced, 3pm
See the total record of World Cup 2022 fixtures.
What’s Uruguy’s World Cup report?
Uruguay have twice been winners of the World Cup. They received the very first match in 1930, after they beat Argentina 4-2 in entrance of their house followers on the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo.
In addition they received the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, their first match since successful the trophy in 1930, after they beat the hosts 2-1 within the ultimate in Rio de Janeiro.
The furthest Uruguay have gotten to at a World Cup since their 1950 success is the semi-finals in South Africa in 2010. They completed fourth in that match after dropping the third-place play off to Germany.
Saudi Arabia are at the moment 50/1 to win the World Cup 2022.
The main contenders…
- Brazil 5/1
- France 6/1
- England 7/1
- Argentina 7/1
Odds right as of September 23.