Who’s up for another Uruguay vs Ghana drama? Luis Suarez saved an imminent goal with his hands in 2010 to stop Ghana from reaching the semi-finals. A spot in the Round of 16 is on the line today as Uruguay takes on Ghana. It’s a 3:00 pm GMT kick-off at Al Janoub Stadium. Here’s the Uruguay vs Ghana Starting XI.
A win will guarantee Ghana a spot in the Round of 16 at the expense of both South Korea and Uruguay. A draw should still qualify them, given Portugal beat Korea.
If both games end in a draw, Ghana will qualify. Ghana will be out if they lose.
The African Black Stars fell short by 2-3 goals against Portugal before winning 3-2 against South Korea.
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On the other hand, it’s a must-win game for Uruguay. A win should qualify them, given Portugal wins or draws. If both Uruguay and Korea win, it will go down to GD.
Uruguay drew their opening game 0-0 against Korea and lost 0-2 to Portugal.
🆚 Uruguay vs Ghana | Group H
🗓 Date: Friday, 2 December 2022
🕗 Start Time: 12:00 pm Uruguay Time | 3:00 pm Ghana Time
🏟 Venue: Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah
📺 Live: FS1, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock, BBC One, BBC iPlayer
Uruguay’s Starting XI vs Ghana
|Defender||Varela, Coates, Gimenez, Olivera|
|Midfielder||Valverde, Bentancur, Pellistri|
|Forward||De Arrascaeta, Suarez, Nunez|
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo is still recovering from his thigh injury. Other than that, Diego Alonso has no fresh injury concerns.
Edinson Cavani starts on the bench. Luis Suarez will be the skipper to kill Ghana once again. Godin starts on the bench.
Ghana’s Starting XI vs Uruguay
|Defender||Seidu, Amartey, Salisu, Baba|
|Midfielder||Partey, Samed; Kudus, A Ayew, J Ayew|
Ghana defender Gideon Mensah was taken off late against Korea. He is replaced by Baba for this crucial game. Inaki Williams will play in front of Mohammed Kudus and their skipper Andre Ayew.