Uruguay team squad 2013

Uruguay Coach: Oscar Tabarez AKA “El Maestro”

Tabarez is 66 year old who has wealth of experience in managment, and he has been with Uruguay national side since 2006 world cup. He likes his side to be flexible, Uruguay normaly play with 4-4-2 under Tabarez but they can switch to 3 man defence as well if they want to counter opposition tactics.

Likely Starting Lineup for Uruguay in WC 2014:

Uruguay team squad 2014 world cupIf all three strikers are fit Uruguay are likely to go with Suarez and Cavani upfront while Forlan might play in left sided midfield or the attacking midfield role. Tabarez has kind of transformed Uruguay from a traditional tough tackling unit to a free flowing side which can be handfull against any side.

Key Players: Luis Suarez

Suarez is probably one of the best striker and finisher in world game today, he will be key to Uruguay chances and they will be hoping he can emulate what Forland did in 2010 world cup. He can drop back, play off the soulder of last defender, score goals and creat as well.

Young Player To watch Out for: Abel Hernandez

Abel Hernandez is at the right age of 23 to take World cup by storm, 23 year old striker was part of confed cup squad and scored 4 goals in one game. He is currently playing for palermo.

Uruguay World Cup Schedule:

  1. Costa Rica (14 June)
  2. England (19 June)
  3. Italy (24 June)

Uruguay Possible Squad For World Cup 2014:

Official squad will be announced on 13 May, here is the expected players list which might be traveling with uruguay national side. We will update once they have announced the confirmed 23-man squad leading to the world cup.

1 Fernando Muslera Galatasaray GK
2 Martin Silva Olympia GK
3 Rodrigo Munoz Libertad GK
4 Diego Lugano West Brom Defender
5 Diego Godin Atletico Madrid Defender
6 Jose Maria Gimenez Atletico Madrid Defender
7 Andres Scotti Nacional Defender
8 Gaston Silva  Sporting Libson Defender
9 Martin Caceres Juventus Defender
10 Jorge Fucile FC Porto Defender
11 Nicolas Lodeiro Botafogo Midfielder
12 Arevalo Rios Chicago Fire Midfielder
13 Walter Gargano Parma Midfielder
14 Cristian Rodriguez Atletico Madrid Midfielder
15 Diego Perez Bologna Midfielder
16 Gonzalo Castro Real Sociedad Midfielder
17 Alvaro Gonzalez Lazio Midfielder
18 Alvaro Pereira Inter Milan Midfielder
19 Sebastian Eguren  Palmeiras Midfielder
20 Edinson Cavani  PSG Forward
21 Cristian Stuani Espanyol Forward
22 Diego Forlan Internacional Forward
23 Luis Suarez  Liverpool Forward

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