Uruguay

Sunday, June 29, 2014

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The Chelsea manager believes the length of the suspension is correct but feels the Liverpool striker should still be able to attend matches during his four months out

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The Uruguay centre-half has launched an astonishing attack against Fifa after the penalty imposed on the striker, accusing the governing body of a breach of human rights

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The 35-year-old feels it would be a risk for Liverpool to keep the striker at Anfield but, if he was manager, he admitted he would still want him to remain at the club

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Sebastian Coates admits the Celeste felt his Liverpool team-mate's absence in the 2-0 defeat to Colombia in their World Cup last-16 fixture at the Maracana on Saturday

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The forward netted twice to knock Uruguay out of the tournament, and the Celeste coach has hailed his conqueror as the competition's greatest star

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In the absence of their star striker Uruguay crashed out of the World Cup to a James Rodriguez-inspired Colombia, but their coach insists the row did not drain them

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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The two-goal hero lauded his team-mates, despite stealing the show as they defeated Uruguay, and acknowledged that Brazil will be their toughest test yet

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The midfielder scored both goals as Jose Pekerman's side booked a quarter-final clash against Brazil with a 2-0 win over Uruguay at the Maracana on Saturday

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The Monaco star scored arguably the goal of the tournament so far as Oscar Tabarez's men were dumped out of the competition

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The Liverpool star has been suspended from all football-related activity for four months for sinking his teeth into Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder

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The nation's football association posted a picture on Twitter which shows the banned player's jersey hung up in the changing area as normal

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The former England coach thinks the Uruguay striker needs professional help after Fifa barred him from all football-related activity for four months for biting Giorgio Chiellini

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COMMENT: The striker's ban from the rest of the tournament robs Uruguay of their star player, who will most likely be replaced up front by 35-year-old Diego Forlan

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The Fifa president has criticised the actions of the Uruguay striker in biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini but refused to comment on his punishment

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The Uruguayan has been banned for four months - and nine games - after biting Giorgio Chiellini but the ex-Reds manager believes the club will stand by their star

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The Brazil legend believes that Fifa has imposed appropriate sanctions on the Uruguayan and hopes that biting on the pitch is not seen again

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Without their suspended star man for tonight's last-16 clash against Colombia, Al Hain-Cole thinks la Celeste will be relying on Edinson Cavani to continue his strong form

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Phil Kitromilides explains how la Celeste will be hurt by the striker's absence and makes backing Jose Pekerman's side to win an excellent option in this all South American clash

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COMMENT: The banned star will take no part in the match against Colombia at the Maracana, but how will the South American side adapt to the loss of their striker?