Luis Suarez will play in their opening World Cup game against South Korea
Alonso took over as coach of the China Super League team
Portugal and Ghana have been added to Group H to join the two teams
Luis Suarez, the top player for Uruguay, is healthy enough to play in their opening World Cup game against South Korea on Thursday, according to Diego Alonso, the team’s head coach.
Alonso added of the 35-year-old striker, “He is as fit as other players, he is ready for the game,”, and he is enjoying the atmosphere of attending another World Cup event.”
He acknowledged, nevertheless, that he had not yet chosen his starting lineup for the match against South Korea.
“With our strikers, our plan is to put a good performance in the first game. We are very much excited about what we can produce,” said Alonso.
We are confident because we have possibilities to score goals, versatility beyond just our strikers, and strong defensive play, which will make us a very competitive squad, he continued.
Alonso took over as coach of the China Super League team in November 2017 after Oscar Tabarez left. Alonso responded to criticism that he lacked experience at the World Cup level by saying that everyone has the right to their opinion but that he should concentrate on the game with the entire team, especially the opening match.
According to Xinhua, a video recently went viral online in which each member of the 26-man national team was introduced by members of his hometown community.
Alonso acknowledged that it was an excellent chance to support Uruguay and a potent way to illustrate the connection between athletes and their communities.
Alonso stated, “The video was a remarkable piece of work, and we are also promoting the nation through the footage.
The team’s 36-year-old veteran and captain, Diego Godin, stated at the same news conference that he made a significant effort to manage pain throughout challenging circumstances and is now getting ready to don the shirt for his fourth consecutive FIFA World Cup adventure.
“We were admitted to the new World Cup. My teammate is aboard this boat with me, and we all have the same dream: to win. And as soon as the first match begins, we’ll be there to participate; hopes that we had later came true “Godin remarked.
The game is scheduled to take place at Education City Stadium on Thursday and is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. local time.
Portugal and Ghana have been added to Group H to join the two teams.
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