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Cavani injury worry for Uruguay after two-goal heroics

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Tamara Craig | 01 July, 2018, 15:30

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will be foremost in the minds of Uruguay defenders, while the Europeans' back line must be wary of the threat forwards Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani pose atop the South Americans' attack.

The World Cup lost its headline acts on Saturday as the game's two biggest stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, readied to leave Russian Federation after their teams were eliminated in the round of 16.

Martin Caceres and Nahitan Nandez combined to create a chance but the move ended when Cavani was unable to control an awkwardly-bouncing ball, and with five minutes remaining until the break Joao Mario made a promising run down the left only to slip. Who will come out on top when the two sides meet on Saturday?

Pepe gave Portugal some hope when he found the equaliser in the 55th minute.

But Uruguay responded nearly instantly. Mulsera makes a howler, dropping the ball.it falls to Bernardo Silva who panics and blazes his shot over the bar with the goal gaping.

It's unfair to write Portugal off as a one-man team, it is still the champion of Europe after all.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos threw up his hands in disgust, realising that coming from behind a second time against this Uruguay defence was going to be a tall order. "As the team captain I am proud of this group".

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Uruguay has been one of the best teams at the 2018 World Cup having won all three of their Group stage games.

Pepe's goal was the first time the South Americans' defence had been breached in this tournament, but they stood firm after that and are beginning to look like genuine contenders moving into the latter stages in Russian Federation.

What's the ceiling for Uruguay?

After huffing and puffing his way through the opening two group matches, Uruguay's talisman Edinson Cavani has finally arrived at the party, and in some style. Defensively they've been flawless and haven't allowed a single goal while scoring five against Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation.

Our recommended way to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay World Cup soccer game online without cable is via Hulu Live TV with complete World Cup coverage.

"The match just ended".

Uruguay progressed from their group with a flawless record of three wins from three.

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