URUGUAY TEETER ON EDGE

After suffering yet another defeat in the World Cup qualifying matches, Uruguay are in danger of missing out on the FIFA World Cup 2014 despite having a star studded squad that includes the likes of Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez.

After the recent 2-0 defeat against Chile, manager Oscar Tabarez said that he is still hopeful that the team can qualify for the showpiece event, which will take place in South America after a long time. Only the top four teams from the South American region qualify automatically for the World Cup, while the fifth placed team has to go through a play-off.

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SUAREZ WILL STAY

The Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has expressed his confidence that the Uruguay striker Luis Suarez will not leave the club amidst rumours that he is extremely discontent with the abuse he is getting from the media and the fans of the opposition.

He was also said that Luis Suarez is extremely motivated by the abuse he gets from these sources. Luis Suarez is undoubtedly one of the best players at Liverpool, and he has been responsible for helping the team at least be close to the top half of the table. It has been one of the worst starts to new season by the Merseyside club.

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TABAREZ EXPECTS IMPROVEMENTS

The Uruguay national team manager Oscar Tabarez has said that he expects his team to improve a lot in the upcoming games at the London Olympics 2012. Uruguay only managed a close win over United Arab Emirates in the opening match of the tournament.

Speaking after the close 2-1 win, the Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez said that he is not a special manager when it comes to dealing with the opening matches of the tournament. As a result, he expects his team to improve drastically in the forthcoming matches. Uruguay are one of the favourites to win the gold medal at the London Olympics 2012.

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URUGUAY SUPPORTS SUAREZ

Uruguayan football president Jose Mujica has come out in support of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez by saying that he personally knows the striker very well and that he is not all racist in behaviour.

Luis Suarez has been found guilty of racially abusing Patrice Evra in a word that is very common in Uruguay. Hence, there have been mixed views with regard to the punishment handed out to Luis Suarez.

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