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Uruguay provide first Rugby World Cup upset

Uruguay provide first Rugby World Cup upset

Australia’s Pool saw the first upset of this year’s Rugby World Cup when Uruguay beat Fiji 30-27 in a fascinating encounter in Kamaishi. 25 Sep 2019
Suarez world’s best striker - Ignashevich

Suarez world’s best striker - Ignashevich

Former Russia defender Sergei Ignashevich said one of his most memorable matches of this summer's FIFA World Cup was against Uruguay and that striker Luis Suarez is arguably the best player in the world. 18 Jul 2018
Forlan not planning to return for Uruguay

Forlan not planning to return for Uruguay

Former Uruguay forward Diego Forlan says that although his professional career was not over, he has no plans to play for his country anymore. 11 Jul 2018
Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Hundreds of Uruguayan fans welcomed their team back from the FIFA World Cup at Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, local media reported on Monday. 9 Jul 2018
Suarez hopes Tabarez extends contract despite France loss

Suarez hopes Tabarez extends contract despite France loss

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez said on Friday after his team’s defeat to France that he hoped that head coach Oscar Tabarez's contract would be extended, and apologized to the fans for failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 7 Jul 2018
Griezmann respects Uruguay immensely

Griezmann respects Uruguay immensely

France forward Antoine Griezmann said he had a lot of respect for Uruguay and therefore did not celebrate his goal against the team on Friday. 7 Jul 2018
Vecino: Cavani's absence influenced Uruguay’s performance

Vecino: Cavani's absence influenced Uruguay’s performance

Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino said on Friday that the absence of his side's injured forward Edinson Cavani influenced their performance in their World Cup quarter-final match against France. 7 Jul 2018
France were stronger in quarter-final says Suarez

France were stronger in quarter-final says Suarez

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez said on Friday after his team’s defeat to France, that their opponents were not only stronger, but showed they had greater experience. 7 Jul 2018
France played better than Uruguay says Deschamps

France played better than Uruguay says Deschamps

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday that his players were better than their opponents Uruguay in their World Cup quarter-final match. 7 Jul 2018
Torreira: Uruguay leave World Cup with heads held high

Torreira: Uruguay leave World Cup with heads held high

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira said on Friday that his side did well at the World Cup and had every right to leave the tournament with their “heads held high,” after they were defeated by France 2-0 in Nizhny Novgorod. 7 Jul 2018
Deschamps says Uruguay match was not perfect

Deschamps says Uruguay match was not perfect

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday that his side’s 2-0 win against Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod was not a “perfect game from a technical perspective.” 7 Jul 2018
Griezmann says France took game where they wanted to

Griezmann says France took game where they wanted to

France striker Antoine Griezmann, who was named the man of the match, said on Friday that his team managed to take the game where they wanted it to go in their World Cup quarter-final match against Uruguay. 7 Jul 2018
Godin says team lacked cohesion against France

Godin says team lacked cohesion against France

Uruguay defender and captain Diego Godin said on Friday that his side lacked cohesion as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of France and were eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 7 Jul 2018
Godin says no one blames Muslera for mistake

Godin says no one blames Muslera for mistake

Uruguay defender and captain Diego Godin said on Friday that no member of his team blamed goalkeeper Fernando Muslera for committing a mistake in their defeat by France in their quarter-final encounter at the 2018 World Cup. 7 Jul 2018
Tabarez unsure of his future after France defeat

Tabarez unsure of his future after France defeat

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez said on Friday that he did not want to talk about his future with the team after their 2-0 defeat by France in Nizhny Novgorod on Friday. 7 Jul 2018
Tabarez will never blame team for France loss

Tabarez will never blame team for France loss

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez said on Friday that he would never blame his players for losing their World Cup quarter-final encounter against France. 7 Jul 2018
Tabarez admits France played better in quarter-final

Tabarez admits France played better in quarter-final

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez said on Friday that France played better in their World Cup quarter-final match. 7 Jul 2018
Godin breaks record of World Cup matches played as Uruguay captain

Godin breaks record of World Cup matches played as Uruguay captain

Uruguay defender and captain Diego Godin broke the record for the number of World Cup matches played as the captain of his country on Friday, as his side suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of France in Nizhny Novgorod. 7 Jul 2018
Uruguay v France player ratings

Uruguay v France player ratings

A Fernando Muslera howler sent Uruguay crashing out of the World Cup as France secured a semi-final berth for the first time since 2006 with a 2-0 win. 7 Jul 2018
Pic special: Varane and Griezmann on target as France see off Uruguay

Pic special: Varane and Griezmann on target as France see off Uruguay

France became the first side to reach the semi-finals after a 2-0 victory at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Here's the best of the action. 7 Jul 2018
Griezmann named man of the match after 2-0 Uruguay win

Griezmann named man of the match after 2-0 Uruguay win

France striker Antoine Griezmann, who notched up a goal and an assist, was named the man of the match for his heroics in Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod. 7 Jul 2018