Ronaldo can't beat Uruguay on his own, warns Portugal coach
30 June, 2018, 16:47 | Author: Judy Cobb
The South American side have looked compact and defensively strong in their group games and came away with three victories from Group A. More importantly, their last performance a 3-0 win against hosts Russian Federation highlighted their attacking intent and underlined their potential as dark horses in the tournament. It has been like that for the whole of 2018.
Raphael Guerreiro and Gelson Martins are in contention to play in the next match after returning to full training while William Carvalho is a doubt after missing one training session.
Uruguay defender Jose Gimenez, who scored their first goal of the tournament, should also be ready to return after sitting out their final group game with Russian Federation.
Portugal pulled off a World Cup classic in their opener against Spain and dispatched an inspired Morocco thanks to their skipper, but were then shaken up by Iranian resilience, all the while embroiled in controversial decisions from the VAR.
"I believe Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best strikers in the world", Tabarez said.
Lionel Messi's longtime rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, has not been shy about embracing what could be his final World Cup, scoring four goals and carrying his team to victories in its first two matches.
Tabarez, who has coached Uruguay since 2006, has never hidden his admiration for his captain. We are going to have to work collectively, but we don't lose sleep over this.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos knew the question about Portugal's dependence on Ronaldo was coming, and said he even won a coffee because of it after making a bet with the team's press officer ahead of Friday's news conference. This a World Cup. Meanwhile, three of Portugal's last four goals have come from outside the box.
If he plays, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (37) will equal Bastian Schweinsteiger (38) as the player with the most appearances at World Cups and European Championships. We've made it to the World Cup and in the last three matches we have shown what we can achieve. "Godin has always had a very defined personality, he shows solidarity and that has made him stand out the group and it has rubbed off on them too", he said a year ago. They are very good at the back, have a couple of excellent forwards and they go from there.
"I think we are closer than ever to it". I think this will be the case in this game. I've told them they need to be calm.
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The most important thing is always winning games, and if my goals help my team win then that's the flawless situation. Eric Dier is also set to start for England against a Belgium side expected to be heavily changed.
Yerry Mina nodded in James Rodriguez's cross shortly before half-time to put the South Americans ahead. Falcao, who missed the 2014 World Cup because of a knee injury, made it 2-0 with a 70th-minute goal .
Luis Suarez scored the only goal at the Rostov Arena, sweeping in from close range on his 100th worldwide appearance. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Uruguay v/s Saudia Arabia match will take place on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
Soon after, Son connected with a cross from Lee Yong, but his powerful strike from inside the box went wide. Germany made a nervous start, playing slower than it usually does to avoid being vulnerable on the break.
Belgium are beginning to look the part at this summer's World Cup , with another resounding victory over the Eagles of Carthage. Training is conducted in English under Spanish coach Roberto Martinez, who spent a decade managing in England .
In my lifetime it's not been great for us, but we have a good team and England deserve at some time to win the World Cup. The last time Le Castellet held an F1 race was in 1990, when French great Alain Prost won for Ferrari.
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