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30 Jun 2018 - 23:30 IST - Fisht Stadium

Round of 16 -

UruguayUruguay
30
2 - 1
PortugalPortugal
70
90'

And the whistle has been blown!!!! Uruguay advances over Portugal thanks to two goals by Edinson Cavani. There was a scramble by Portugal in the final seconds but Uruguay holds on. They will face France in the quarterfinals on July 6th.

90'

Portugal is awarded a corner kick in the final seconds of the match.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been shown a yellow card after a no call by the referee. If Portugal were to advance, Ronaldo would not be able to play due to yellow card accumulation.

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Suarez's cross from the right wing is just a touch too strong for Carlos Sanchez to control and send on net but it goes out for a goal kick.

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4 minutes of stoppage time has been added to the match as a Ronaldo shot from outside the box goes well wide of net.

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Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

87'

Another shot off the foot of Manuel Fernandes goes high over the bar for a goal kick.

86'

A low drive shot was knuckling somewhat off the foot of Manuel Fernandes from outside the box but Fernando Muslera has a clean look at it and gathers it up off the bounce.

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Portugal has made their final sub, sending on Manuel Fernandes to replace Joao Mario.

85'

Manuel Fernandes (on). Joao Mario (off). (Portugal)

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Uruguay has made their third sub, sending on Carlos Sanchez to replace Nahitan Nandez. That is their final sub for normal time, if the match goes to extra time, each team will be allowed an extra sub.

81'

Carlos Sanchez (on). Nahitan Nandez (off). (Uruguay)

80'

A Bernardo Silva low cross is blocked by the foot of a Uruguay defender very close to the near post, but the ball goes out for another Portugal corner.

77'

Off the corner kick, a loose ball comes to Raphael Guerreiro outside the box but he gets under the ball once again and sends it high and wide of net.

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Cristhian Stuani (on). Edinson Cavani (off). (Uruguay)

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Andre Silva (on). Goncalo Guedes (off). (Portugal)

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Portugal's second sub is Andre Silva coming on for Goncalo Guedes. And Uruguay sends on Cristhian Stuani to replace the injured Edinson Cavani. Both sides have one sub left for the match.

72'

Edinson Cavani has limped off the pitch with an injury and has signaled to be subbed off. But as play continues, Uruguay is playing with 10 men currently.

70'

Fernando Muslera msihandles a cross and a loose ball is free just outside the box but Bernardo Silva sends the shot high of the empty net. Golden chance missed there for Portugal.

67'

A loose ball following a corner kick and a deflection is gathered up by Portugal but Uruguay's defense clears the cross.

65'

Portugal makes their first change of the match, sending on Ricardo Quaresma for Adrien Silva.

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Ricardo Quaresma (on). Adrien Silva (off). (Portugal)

63'

Uruguay makes the first change of the match, sending on Cristian Rodriguez to replace Rodrigo Bentancur. Bentancur's last touch was a brilliant pass to set up Edinson Cavani's second goal.

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Cristian Rodriguez (on). Rodrigo Bentancur (off). (Uruguay)

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A terrible header by the Portugal midfield leads to a break for Uruguay and Edinson Cavani buries the shot into the far corner to give Uruguay the lead once again. Rui Patricio had no chance.

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Edinson Cavani. Assist by Rodrigo Bentancur (Uruguay)

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Over the past few minutes, since even before the goal, Portugal has been controlling the match. And Portugal gains another corner kick after a blocked cross.

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That goal by Portugal was the first goal allowed by Uruguay in the calendar year of 2018.

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Off the short corner, a brilliant outswinging cross by Raphael Guerreiro is headed into the back of the net by Pepe for Portugal. Fernando Muslera makes a valiant effort diving to his right but is unable to get a hand on the header.

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Pepe. Assist by Raphael Guerreiro (Portugal)

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Following a low corner, Raphael Guerreiro gathers a loose ball outside the box and after a touch takes a shot on goal but gets under the ball and sends it high and wide of net.

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The second half has been very stop and go with several fouls being called on both sides as Portugal looks to even the score.

46'

The second half has begun in Sochi, and neither side made any changes to the lineup at halftime.

45'

And the referee has blown the whistle, signaling the end of the first half. Uruguay leads 1-0 thanks to a 7th minute goal by Edinson Cavani.

45'

Two minutes of stoppage time has been added to the first half.

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Fernando Muslera comes off his line to catch a dangerous looking cross from Joao Mario.

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Play over the past few minutes has slowed up as the players have begun to feel the affects of the heat and humidity in Sochi

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A cross by Ricardo Pereira from the right wing finds the head of Goncalo Guedes but Guedes is unable to put anything on it and it is easily caught by Fernando Muslera.

32'

Cristiano Ronaldo tries to send one on net but it is right into the wall of Uruguay players at the edge of the box. Portugal gains the loose ball but a foul by William Carvalho gives Uruguay possession right back.

31'

A foul by Rodrigo Bentancur on Goncalo Guedes gives Portugal a great free kick chance right outside the box.

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The free kick taken by Joao Mario is too long and Uruguay gains possession back, but Portgual regains the ball quickly afterward.

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A foul by Diego Godin on Bernardo Silva on the right wing gives Portugal a free kick chance about 25 yards out from goal.

22'

Luis Suarez's free kick is low and goes under the leaping wall of Portugal, and looks to be heading right to the back of the net but Rui Patricio dives to his left and knocks it wide for the save to keep this match at 1-0.

22'

A foul by Jose Fonte on Luis Suarez gives Uruguay a set piece chance about 30 yards from goal.

20'

A foul by Raphael Guerreiro on Luis Suarez near the midfield line gives Uruguay a breather after some long sustained pressure by Portugal.

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After the early goal, it looked like Uruguay was going to take control of the match with constant pressure. But Portugal has seemingly found their footing, pressing up on Uruguay. However the cross by Joao Mario is long and caught by keeper Fernando Muslera.

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A bad turnover by Portugal in the defensive half leads to a blocked shot from Luis Suarez that goes out for the corner kick.

11'

On the corner kick, Jose Fonte rises up off a cross by Raphael Guerreiro at the back post but is unable to direct his header on frame and it goes out wide for a goal kick.

10'

After a advantage played on by the referee, Portugal gains their first corner after a cross by Bernardo Silva is blocked.

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An amazing cross by Luis Suarez from the left wing is headed right into the back of the net by Edinson Cavani. Cavani set up Suarez with a great cross from the right side. Suarez drives toward the middle of the field and rockets the cross to the back post and Edinson Cavani puts it into the back of the net.

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Edinson Cavani. Assist by Luis Suarez (Uruguay)

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A nice build up by Portugal gives Cristiano Ronaldo a opening and he takes it. But the low shot is easily seen and handled by keeper Fernando Muslera.

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The outswinging corner kick is headed out of the penalty area and cleared toward midfield but a foul by Lucas Torreira on Cristiano Ronaldo ends the Portugal counter attack.

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A nice run down the right wing by Uruguay and a blocked cross results in a Uruguay corner early in the match.

2'

A brilliant cross by Joao Mario from the left wing is headed toward the net by Bernardo Silva but it floats high and over the bar for a goal kick.

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The match has started, and Portugal begins with possession moving right to left in the all-white kit, while Uruguay is wearing their sky blue kits with black shorts.

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The winner of this match will face off against France on July 6th. France defeated Argentina eariler today 4-3 thanks to a brace by Kylian Mbappe, and goals by Antoine Griezmann and Benjamin Pavard. Lionel Messi failed to score in the match for Argentina.

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Uruguay and manager Oscar Tabarez will come out in a 4-4-2 formation as well. Fernando Muslera will be in net, Martin Caceres, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin and Diego Laxalt make up the defense, Nahitan Nandez, Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, and Rodrigo Bentancur man the midfield and up top will be Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani.

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Portugal and manager Fernando Santos will be coming out of the locker room in a 4-4-2 formation. Rui Patricio will once again be in goal, Ricardo Pereira, Pepe, Jose Fonte and Raphael Guerreiro will be making up the defense, Bernardo Silva, William Carvalho, Adrien Silva, and Joao Mario man the midfield and up top will be Goncalo Guedes and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Portgual has not lost, excluding penalties, since the last World Cup against Germany, a stretch that is at 16 matches. Portugal did lose in penalities against Chile in the 2017 Confederations Cup semifinals.

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The two players that everyone will be watching in this match will be Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez. They are two of the top players in the world and both have made their marks on this tournament already. Ronaldo scored 4 goals in the group stage, including a hat trick against Spain, and Suarez has scored twice.

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The second Round of 16 match in this World Cup will feature reigning European champion Portugal facing off against Uruguay at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. This will be the third match-up between the two countries, the first in 1966 and the second in 1972. Portugal owns a 1-1-0 record against Uruguay.