URU vs FRA: The first quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup 2018 is between Uruguay and France. The game kick-starts at 3:00 pm on Friday 6th July. The venue of the match is at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Both the teams have much historical news in the World Cup tournament.
For today’s game, Uruguay has made only one change. Edinson Cavani was out due to injury in the previous match that he played against Portugal. he was replaced by Cristhian Stuani. Blaise Matuidi misses out for France with suspension and Corentin Tolisso replaces him in the midfield.
It is a note that each of Uruguay’s goal in the previous world cup matches was scored by Edinson Cavani, but he was not in the playing XI today. Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann are the key players of France to be watched today. This is Uruguay’s first appearance in the quarter-final of the World Cup since 2010. France has won just one of the eight matches in their previous meet with Uruguay. However, it is predicted that France will win this game against Uruguay.
Uruguay vs France Playing XI
Uruguay Playing XI: Muslera, Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Laxalt, Nandez, Torreira, Bentacur, Vecino, Suarez, Stuani.
France Playing XI: Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez, Pogba, Kante, Mbappe, Griezmann, Tolisso, Giroud.