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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Lucas Torreira is all set to face Peru and this comes as a boost for Uruguay to win the quarter-final of Copa America on Saturday. The midfielder from Arsenal has again jointed his team in training at El Salvador after he suffered from an illness which involved weight loss and vomiting. Torreira who is twenty-three years old doesn’t have a part in 1-0 win against Chile as Uruguay managed to finish at the top of the Group C with 7 points. The late goal from Edinson Cavani has given them 3 points and the champion of 2011 is still unbeaten after the 4-0 crushing of Ecuador in the game against Japan that ended in a draw.
Torreira said that he managed to train normally along with the team and is feeling a little better. He mentioned that he spent 2 days in bed with vomiting, fever, and headache. However, he is recuperating. Torreira goes on to say that he has lost about 3 kilos and it has been a difficult time for him. Nevertheless, now he is feeling better and he believes that he is going to be prepared for the game. The return of Torreira to fitness is going replenish the stocks midfield which had been damaged by the forced withdrawal of Matias Vecino from the tournament because of an injury in the hamstring.
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