SUAREZ FIRES ATLETICO TO IMPORTANT VICTORY

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been on fire for Atletico Madrid in theSpanish top flight this season as the capital club attempts to win a first league title in seven years. The Luis Suarez transfer business has proven to be a fantastic on from Atletico Madrid. The Uruguay striker joined Atletico Madrid at the start of the season after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Barcelona upon the appointment of new manager Ronald Koeman. The Dutchman made it clear that he didn’t want Luis Suarez in his team after his appointment as the new Barcelona boss was confirmed last summer. To this effect, Luis Suarez secured a transfer to Atletico Madrid after six years at Barcelona for a fee said to be around €6m. The transfer looks like a bargain now after the Uruguay national team star took on the responsibility of scoring the goals that could lead his new team to the league title at the expense of former team Barcelona.

Suarez was the scorer of the lone goal as Atletico Madrid beat Alaves 1-0 at home in their latest clash in La Liga over the weekend. The only goal of the game was scored on 54 minutes by the Uruguay player thus taking his tally to 19 goals in the league. He is in the race for the Pichichi with the likes of Lionel Messi and Karim Benzema. The Pichichi is the award given to the recipient of the most league goals in a season. Barcelona talisman Messi has 23 goals and he’s at the top of the scoring chart, while Real Madrid striker Benzema is third behind Uruguay player Suarez after his 17 goals this season.
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EUROPA LEAGUE: URUGUAY ATTACKER ON TARGET

Uruguay striker Felipe Avenatti was on target for Royal Antwerp in the Europa League but his goal was not enough in the 4-3 loss to Scottish giants Rangers in the Europa League. Royal Antwerp and Rangers are battling it out in the round of 32 for the right to secure a place in the last 16 of the competition.


Uruguay player Felipe Avenatti started as the lone striker for Royal Antwerp in their first leg clash with Steven Gerrard’s Rangers and he was responsible for the equaliser after Super Eagles of Nigeria player Joe Aribo had given Rangers the lead with seven minutes left to play in the first half. Uruguay attacker Avenatti scored the opening goal of the game for the hosts on the stroke of half-time. The ex-Bologna player is on loan at Royal Antwerp from Standard Liege in the same Belgian top flight. It was the first goal in Royal Antwerp colours for the Uruguay player. Continue reading “EUROPA LEAGUE: URUGUAY ATTACKER ON TARGET”

CITY INTERESTED IN SIGNING URUGUAYAN STRIKER TO REPLACE AGUERO

Premier League giants Manchester City have long been in the search of a fitting striker that will come in as the perfect replacement for current long-serving striker Sergio Aguero. There have been a lot of striker options who have been touted to be signed by the English outfit as they aim to replace their prolific striker.


A host of strikers across Europe including Ali Akman, ErlingHaaland, Romelu Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez, Harry Kane, and even Paulo Dybala have l been linked with a move to the Etihad Stadium, but according to the Daily Telegraph, Darwin Nunez is appearing as the player the club could end up signing in the summer transfer window. Continue reading “CITY INTERESTED IN SIGNING URUGUAYAN STRIKER TO REPLACE AGUERO”

URUGUAY STRIKER TO MISS UCL CLASH

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez will miss the UEFA Champions League (UCL) clash between hosts Atletico Madrid and Lokomotiv Moscow at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on Wednesday night. The Atletico Madrid striker is on course to miss the game as he continues to self-isolate after testing positive to Covid-19.

Luis Suarez is the record goalscorer for the Uruguay national team with 62 goals in the colours of the two-time world champions. Continue reading “URUGUAY STRIKER TO MISS UCL CLASH”

Football Matches to Commence Soon in August

Fans of football in Uruguay do not have long to wait since August is the month that the games would reopen. However, it was initially slated to start from 8th August but it seems that restart of the matches would be delayed for a week more. There were reports of a new outbreak of the virus in Montevideo. That certainly puts the match between Penarol and Nacional on the backfoot. It is likely that it would be held on 14th August instead.


Many had marked 8th August as the date when the matches would commence in the country, a date set in the national association’s calendar. The Montevideo outbreak would probably delay it for a week or so. The match that is awaited is the head to head between Penarol and Nacional. That is mainly due to the pandemic which has some increase in cases being reported in the capital city. However, the football association has assured that the restart would only be delayed till the 14th of August and it would restart in the same month.
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LAUTARO SIGNING END FOR SUAREZ?

 

Barcelona remains keen on landing Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez, according to reports. Does this signal the end for Uruguay international Luis Suarez? The former Ajax and Liverpool man has had a brilliant run at the Nou Camp. He actually broke the duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when he won the Pichichi in 2016.

The prolific goalscorer also won the Golden Boot in the Premier League and has two European Golden shoes in his cabinet. He actually agreed for the club to bring in a new striker, and the arrival of Martinez would likely signal the beginning of the end for the Uruguayan.
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VALVERDE ENDS REAL POGBA PURSUIT

Real Madrid are set to end their pursuit of Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba, as per reports. The Madrid chief has highlighted the emergence of youngster Federico Valverde as the reason they have stopped the pursuit of the player they have chased for the past two years.

The Uruguay international has enjoyed a breakthrough season for the Blancos this season, as his dynamic and energetic display in central midfield has earned him positive reviews. Continue reading “VALVERDE ENDS REAL POGBA PURSUIT”

SUAREZ POOR ON EL CLASICO STALEMENT

Uruguay international Luis Suarez was at the center of perhaps the worst El Clasico clash in recent memory as Barcelona failed to make any kind of cohesive impact while Real Madrid was unable to take advantage of an under-par Blaugrana side themselves.


The last time this historic clash ended in a statement, Cristiano Ronaldo was at Sporting Lisbon while Lionel Messi was still getting his diapers changed.
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Messi Returns Against Uruguay

Leonel Messi, Argentina and Barcelona captain is going to be included in the team of Lionel Scaloni for future fixtures against Uruguay and Brazil. He had served a ban of 3 months for the comments that he had made during the loss of Argentina to Chile in the play-off match for third place at Copa America. The forward player had accused CONMEBOL, the governing body of being corrupted after he had been sent off and suggested that Brazil is going to receive favorable treatment in their final match that was against Peru in which Canarihna had won 3-1.

Argentina is going to play against Brazil in the month of November in Saudi Arabia. Thereafter, they will face Luis Suárez and Uruguay on 19th November in friendly matches before the start of the qualifiers of Copa America next year. Continue reading “Messi Returns Against Uruguay”

The Return of Suarez, Cavani, and Godin

The Football Association of Uruguay announced that Edinson Cavani, Diego Godin, and Luis Suarez have come back to their football squad for playing the friendly matches against Peru that will be held in the coming months. They are considered as three of the vital players of the team. They missed the friendly matches that were played against the US and Costa Rica due to their leg muscle injuries. But they have recovered quickly and are all set to play the next match.

Oscar Tabarez is the head coach for Uruguay. He recalled the names of Gaston Pereiro, Mathias Suarez, and Nicolas Lodeiro. They have played as forward, defender, midfielder respectively for the nation. The preliminary list consists of 26 names and it only includes those who are based out of Uruguay. The Football Association of Uruguay has announced that they will release the final list of the players early in October. Peru will be hosted by Celeste in Montevideo on the 10th of October before a rematch happens after four days. The rematch will be held at the Estadio Nacional located in Lima.
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