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Coach Oscar Tabarez lauds youngsters for new-look Uruguay

Brazil won the decisive penalty after Danilo was brought down in the box but Uruguay claimed there was a handball in the build-up.

Nov 17, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

France were better: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez

The Europeans won with a Raphael Varane header in the first half and a fumble by goalkeeper Fernando Muslera in the second that let a soft Antoine Griezmann shot go in.

Jul 07, 2018, 00:47 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Uruguay make case for defence despite attacking riches

"When we attack, we need to be able to attack, but this isn`t abstract, it is because ball possession has been recovered or from good defensive work. We work on balance all the time." 

Jun 26, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Uruguay sweat it out for FIFA World Cup 2018 clash with Saudi Arabia

Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez appeared certain of his starting lineup for defence, goalkeeper and up front, with the big question lying in the midfield.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:30 AM IST

Egypt forward Salah's absence won't change Uruguay's plans: Oscar Tabarez

Uruguay have not changed their preparations for the team`s opening FIFA World Cup match against Egypt despite the likely absence of Mohamed Salah, the former champions` coach said.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Copa America: Uruguay crash out as Mexico, Venezuela advance

Uruguay's defeat also capped a miserable tournament for Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez.

Jun 10, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

Luis Suarez set for national team return after nine-match 'biting' ban

Uruguay are second in the 10-team South American standings behind Ecuador with three wins in four games.

Mar 05, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

Oscar Tabarez fury over Edinson Cavani `provocation`

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez leapt to the defence of dismissed striker Edinson Cavani on Wednesday as footage appeared to show a Chilean player attempting to provoke the star by inserting a finger into his anus.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Chile beat Uruguay 1-0 to reach 2015 Copa America semis

Hosts Chile sent nine-man Uruguay crashing out of the Copa America on Wednesday, winning a stormy quarter-final 1-0 to edge closer to their dream of a first South American crown.

Jun 25, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Edinson Cavani trains with Uruguay after father arrest

Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez expressed hope Tuesday that Edinson Cavani would stay with the squad after the striker`s father was arrested following a fatal traffic accident.

Jun 24, 2015, 08:06 AM IST

Copa America: Cavani, Sanchez spearhead Uruguayan title defence

Holders Uruguay go the Copa America in Chile fully aware that it will not be easy to retain the record 15th title they won in Argentina in 2011.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:23 AM IST

Luis Suarez scores against Costa Rica, will miss Chile friendly

Luis Suarez scored an equaliser and was just wide with what could have been a spectacular winner as Uruguay were held to a 3-3 draw by Costa Rica in a friendly.

Nov 14, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

Uruguay begin renewal without Diego Lugano and Diego Forlan

The disgraced Luis Suarez and ageing veterans Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano are all missing from the first post-World Cup Uruguay squad announced on Thursday for two friendlies in Asia next month.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:52 AM IST

Another back operation for Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez

Uruguay World Cup coach Oscar Tabarez needs another back operation, the national football association (AUF) said on Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2014, 08:48 AM IST

Suarez case not a distraction, says Tabarez

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said that his squad had not wasted energy defending disgraced striker Luis Suarez after they were knocked out of the World Cup by Colombia.

Jun 29, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

Rodriguez `like Maradona`, says Uruguay coach

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez likened James Rodriguez to Diego Maradona after his sublime volley inspired Colombia to a 2-0 victory in the World Cup last 16 on Saturday.

Jun 29, 2014, 09:47 AM IST

Tabarez set to quit as Uruguay boss in protest against Suarez`s ban

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has said that he would resign from two FIFA posts in protest at the excessive harshness of striker Luis Suarez`s ban.

Jun 28, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Suarez a `scapegoat`: Uruguay coach Tabarez

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said on Friday that Luis Suarez had been made a "scapegoat" for biting an opponent at the World Cup, lashing out at the "excessive severity" of his four-month ban.

Jun 28, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

FIFA defends Suarez biting ban that many call excessive

FIFA defended the harsh punishment it handed down to Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting an opponent during the World Cup, despite complaints on Friday from his coach, politicians and even the man he bit that the record penalty was excessive.

Jun 28, 2014, 06:00 AM IST

Tabarez defends Suarez against biting claims

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has defended Luis Suarez after the striker was embroiled in another biting controversy Tuesday.

Jun 25, 2014, 14:02 PM IST