Portugal and Uruguay will play their second match in the World Cup on Monday. This high-voltage Group H fixture will wrap up Round 2 in the Group Stage. It’s a 7:00 pm GMT kick-off at Lusail Stadium. Here’s the confirmed Portugal vs Uruguay Starting XI.

Uruguay couldn’t find the back of the net in their 0-0 draw against South Korea. They will look to get something from this fixture.

On the other hand, Portugal survived a late scare against Ghana in their 3-2 victory. They will look for another three points tonight and put one foot into the knockouts.

🆚 Portugal vs Uruguay | Group H

🗓 Date: Monday, 28 November 2022

🕗 Start Time: 7:00 pm Portugal Time | 4:00 pm Uruguay Time

🏟 Venue: Lusail Stadium 

📺 Live: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock Premium, TSN, ITV1, ITV Hub

Portugal’s Starting XI vs Uruguay

Portugal Starting XI

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Fernando Santos
Goalkeeper Costa
Defender Cancelo, Dias, Pepê, N Mendes
Midfielder  Neves, Carvalho, Bruno
Forward Silva, Ronaldo, Felix

Team News:

Danilo Pereira’s World Cup is seemingly over. The PSG defender fractured his ribs in the training. The 39-year-old Pepe replaces him in the starting XI.

PSG left wing-back Nuno Mendes also makes the squad replacing Guerreiro. Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the frontline.

Uruguay’s Starting XI vs Portugal

Uruguay Starting XI

Formation 3-5-2
Manager Diego Alonso
Goalkeeper Rochet
Defender Coates, Godin, Gimenez
Midfielder  Varela, Valverde, Vecino, Bentancur, Olivera
Forward Nunez, Cavani

Team News:

Barcelona youngster Ronald Araujo is still recovering from his thigh injury. He will miss this game.

Uruguay boss Diego Alonso drops Luis Suarez for Edinson Cavani. Cavani will play alongside Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez in the frontline.

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