Uruguay 23-Man World Cup 2018 Squad & Possible Starting Lineup

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Confirmed Uruguay 23 Men Squad: Uruguay confirmed their 23-man squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup and three MLS based players are ommited from the squad in Nicolas Lodeiro, Gaston Ramirez and Fede Valverde. Below is the entire squad of Uruguay.

PLAYER CLUB AGE POSITION
1 Fernando Muslera Galatasaray 31 GK
2 Martín Silva Vasco da Gama 34 GK
3 Martín Campaña Independiente 28 GK
4 Federico Ricca Malaga 24 Defender
5 Guillermo Varela Peñarol 24 Defender
6 Gastón Silva Independiente 24 Defender
7 Sebastián Coates Sporting CP 27 Defender
8 José María Giménez Atletico Madrid 24 Defender
9 Martín Cáceres Lazio 30 Defender
10 Diego Godín (C) Atletico Madrid 32 Defender
11 Maxi Pereira FC Porto 33 Defender
12 Giorgian De Arrascaeta Cruzeiro 24 Midfielder
13 Diego Laxalt Genoa 25 Midfielder
14 Nahitan Nández Boca Juniors 22 Midfielder
15 Rodrigo Bentancur Juventus 20 Midfielder
16 Carlos Sanchez Monterrey 32 Midfielder
17 Jonathan Urretaviscaya Monterrey 28 Midfielder
18 Lucas Torreira Sampdoria 22 Midfielder
19 Cristian Rodríguez Penarol 32 Midfielder
20 Edinson Cavani PSG 31 Forward
21 Luis Suarez Barcelona 31 Forward
22 Cristhian Stuani Girona 31 Forward
23 Maxi Gómez Celta 21 Forward

Uruguay National Coach: Óscar Tabárez

Uruguay qualified for the world cup 2018. The team is head by coach (Óscar Tabárez) who is incharge since 2006. Under the coaching of (Óscar Tabárez) won Copa America title in 2011 after his team defeat (Paraguay) in the finals. He is the only coach in the history of Uruguay football who qualified for three consecutive world cup 2010, 2014, and 2018. Tabarez is among the experience coaches in the world cup 2018.

Possible Starting Lineup: Atletico Madrid defender (Diego Godín) will captain the team in Fifa world cup 2018. Luis Suárez and Edinson Cavani form a key partnership upfront and we can expect the duo to start in old fashion 4-4-2 formation. A flat four midfield of Rodriguez, Vecino, Bentacur and Ramirez is expected to provide the much needed shield for the back four and have control in the midfield.

Godin and Jimenez are expected to start in central defense while Varela and Laxalt to play as full backs. Muslera is the first choice goal keeper.

Uruguay Schedule of World Cup 2018:

Team of Uruguay drawn in Group (A) of world cup 2018 alongside Saudi Arabia, Russia and Egypt. They will play their opening match match of world cup against (Egypt) on 15th June. Óscar Tabárez hopeful make it to the knockout rounds this year again.

  1. Egypt vs Uruguay– 15 June 2018
  2. Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia– 20 June 2018
  3. Russia vs Uruguay– 25 June 2018

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