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Three Big Questions From Uruguay’s Last-Gasp Victory Over Egypt

during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at Ekaterinburg Arena on June 15, 2018 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Uruguay began their 2018 World Cup campaign in dramatic fashion with a late 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday afternoon. Having huffed and puffed for the majority of the match, it looked as though the Egyptian backline would hold out, but a bullet header from central defender Jose Gimenez finally broke the deadlock in the 89th minute. Despite picking up …

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FIFA’s Head Games – World Cup Concussion

FIFA consistently use the phrase “player welfare” when addressing the adverse conditions expected for Qatar 2022. FIFA Vice President Jeffrey Webb said in August of 2013 that “player welfare” is of the utmost importance for FIFA, referring to the temperatures in Qatari summers. That World Cup is eight years away; if it happens at all (which is another problem entirely). What …

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PA Preview:England vs Uruguay

England and Uruguay clash at 8pm on Thursday in the Arena Corinthians, São Paulo. It is a crucial game for both teams as a loss will effectively end their chances of progression to the knockout stages. England are coming off the back of a disappointing loss to the Italians and in one of the shocks of the tournament Uruguay suffered a surprise …

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