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#Brazinga2014 Uruguay v/s Costa Rica: Team line-ups announced

Saturday, 14 June 2014 - 12:05pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Webdesk

The Uruguayan squad for their opening match against Costa Rica is out. Starting XI:

Fernando Muslera

Diego Lugano (c)

Diego Godin

Walter Gargano

Cristian Rodriguez

Diego Forlan

Cristian Stuani

Alvaro Pereira

Egidio Arevalo

Edinson Cavani

Martin Cacares

Controversial Liverpool striker, Luis Suarez, underwent knee surgery weeks before the World Cup and has been left out of the squad for today's match. Alongside Paris Saint Germain's mega purchase Edinson Cavani, who also has a ferocious hunger for goals, Uruguay look set to terrorise opposition defences. With these two and Uruguay's impressive tournament record, they should be considered a potential winner.

The Costa Ricans have also announced their starting XI:

Keylor Navas

Ronald Gonzalez

Michael Umana

Celso Borges

Oscar Duarte

Christian Bolanos

Joel Campbell

Bryan Ruiz (c)

Junior Diaz

Cristian Gamboa

Yeltsin Tejeda

Captain Bryan Ruiz is by far the best player in the squad and Costa Rica would be looking at him to help the Costa Ricans progress to the next stage of the World Cup. Youngster Joel Campbell who plays for Arsenal is also another player to look out for. Costa Rica would be looking to upset the Uruguayans who are gunning for their 3rd World Cup trophy.


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