Category Archives: Uruguay

Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands

Still this Dutch side are struggling to find their trademark fluency, but once again it didn’t matter. Holland took a leaf out of Germany’s book, with two second half goals in quick succession sealing their place in Sunday’s World Cup … Continue reading

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Uruguay 1-1 Ghana (4-2 pens)

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez came into this tournament a highly-rated prospect, scoring 49 goals in the Dutch Eredivisie last season, yet this morning his is the name on everybody’s lips. He will miss the semi-final after his red card here … Continue reading

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Group A Finale, 22 June

I’m trying something a little different today; as the last two games in each group are played at the same time it’s not possible for me to watch them all live and write match reports afterwards. In any case I … Continue reading

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South Africa 0-3 Uruguay

In the end it was not broadcaster pressure that silenced the vuvuzela. It was not the complaints from viewers or players. It was Diego Forlan. The Uruguayan played out of his skin last night, giving his side a first World … Continue reading

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France 0-0 Uruguay

Highs are often followed by lows, but rarely is the contrast so drastic as it was yesterday. The carnival atmosphere surrounding the hosts’ opening Group A fixture was followed by a desperate encounter between two teams that are capable of … Continue reading

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