The experience of three World Cup tournaments combined with fresh blood. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani are again the leaders of the Uruguay team in the final in Qatar.
13 World Cup debutants such as attacking talents Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) and Darwin Nunes (Liverpool) join the eternal strike pair.
World Cup 2022
- Date: November 21 – December 18
- Location: Qatar
- Opening match: Qatar-Ecuador (Group A) on November 21
- Final: December 18
- Schedule: 64 World Cup matches in 8 groups and a knockout stage
- Game mode: round robin (8 groups with 4 teams each), knockout system (from round of 16)
- Participants: 32 countries, Germany is in Group E
- Ticket prices: 60 – 1417 euros
Also in Group H, Cavani’s former partner CR7
While Bundesliga Hertha BSC centre-back Agustin Rogel fell to national coach Diego Alonso at the last minute, the 47-year-old, who replaced long-time maestro Oscar Tabarez last December, stuck with injury-prone Cavani; Ronald Araujo, who has not played for “Barcelona” since the end of September, after surgery, is also nominated.
In addition to Cavani and Suarez, defenders Diego Godin and Martín Caceres and goalkeeper Fernando Muslera are back after the 2010 (fourth place), 2014 (round of 16) and 2018 (quarter final) finals. Uruguay will face South Korea, Portugal and Ghana in Group H.
Uruguay team for the World Cup
Goals: Sergio Rochet (Nacional Montevideo), Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Sebastian Sosa (Independiente Avelaneda)
Defense: Jose Luis Rodríguez (Nacional Montevideo), Guillermo Varela (Flamengo Rio de Janeiro), Ronald Araujo (Barcelona), Josema Jimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Sporting Lisbon), Diego Godin (Vélez Sarsfield), Martin Caceres (“Barcelona”). Los Angeles Galaxy), Matias Viña (AS Roma), Matias Olivera (Napoli)
World Cup 2022: When will the German team play?
- Group: Group E
- Group opponents: Japan, Spain, Costa Rica
- 1st leg: Germany – Japan (kick-off: 23 November 2022, 14:00)
- 2nd leg: Spain – Germany (kick-off: 27 November 2022, 20:00)
- 3rd match: Costa Rica – Germany (kick-off: 01 December 2022, 20:00)
- Potential Round of 16 opponents: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Midfielder: Matias Vecino (Lazio), Rodrigo Bentancourt (Tottenham), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray), Manuel Ugarte (Sporting Lisbon), Facundo Pellistri (Manchester United), Nicolas De la Cruz (River Plate) Buenos Aires). Georgian de Arascaeta (Flamengo Rio de Janeiro), Agustin Canobbio (Atletico Paranaense Curitiba), Facundo Torres (Orlando City)
Forwards: Darwin Nunez (Liverpool), Luis Suarez (Nacional Montevideo), Edinson Cavani (Valencia), Maximiliano Gomes (Trabzonspor).
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