Uruguay Starting Eleven

Uruguay released their preliminary 26-man squad just a few days ago and all the expected inclusions in the squad were named. Uruguay have a number of outstanding players who will strike fear into any opposition.

Uruguay could definitely progress to the latter stages of the competition and we are excited to see just how far they can go.

Uruguay World Cup 2018 Preliminary Squad

Here is Uruguay’s preliminary 23-man World Cup 2018 squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera, Martin Silva, Martin Campana
  • Defenders: Diego Godin (captain), Sebastian Coates, Jose Maria Gimenez, Maximiliano Pereira, Gaston Silva, Martin Caceres, Guillermo Varela
  • Midfielders: Nahitan Nandez, Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, Federico Valverde, Rodrigo Bentancur, Carlos Sanchez, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Diego Laxalt, Cristian Rodriguez, Jonathan Urretaviscaya, Nicolas Lodeiro, Gaston Ramirez
  • Forwards: Cristhian Stuani, Maximiliano Gomez, Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez

As we can see, a pretty impressive list of players.

Uruguay World Cup 2018 Starting Eleven Prediction

From the list of players above, here is the team we predict will start Uruguay’s first game against Egypt.

  • Fernando Muslera
  • Jose Maria Gimenez
  • Diego Godin (captain)
  • Maximiliano Pereira
  • Martin Caceres
  • Nahitan Nandez
  • Federico Valverde
  • Cristian Rodriguez
  • Gaston Ramirez
  • Edinson Cavani
  • Luis Suarez

Uruguay finished third in the World Cup in 2010 and made it to the knockout stages in World Cup 2014. They are a very good side and we look forward to seeing them in action!