Tag Archives: Uruguay

Jimmy Baikovicius
Uruguay remain UFWC champions after Peru win

A second-half goal from Edinson Cavani was enough to give Uruguay a 1-0 win over Peru in this World Cup qualifier, sending Uruguay to the top of the CONMEBOL qualification table, and retaining their UFWC title and status as Unofficial Football World Champions. Cavani’s goal came in the 53rd minute, after his side had been second-best for much of the game. Luis Suarez was the creator, flicking the ball to Cavani, who smashed a…

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Jimmy Baikovicius
Suarez rescues Uruguay in UFWC draw with Brazil

Uruguay came back from two goals down against Brazil to retain the UFWC title and remain Unofficial Football World Champions. The equaliser was scored by returning captain Luis Suarez, back in the team after a nine-match ban. Uruguay will defend the title against Peru on Tuesday in another World Cup Qualifier. All eyes were on the returning Suarez, with Cristhian Stuani dropping to the bench to accommodate the…

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Jimmy Baikovicius
Uruguay head to Brazil as UFWC returns

The Unofficial Football World Championships resumes this week with the first title match of 2016, as current UFWC champions Uruguay face Brazil in a World Cup qualifier in Recife. The match sees the second- and third-placed CONMEBOL teams go head-to-head, and should also see the return to international football of Uruguay’s Luis Suarez following a nine-match ban.

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