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Edinson Cavani

Uruguay beat Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in World Cup last 16

SOCHI: Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday. Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani curled home a superb 62nd-minute winner to settle a thrilling second round duel in Sochi which sends Uruguay into a quarter-final against France next Friday. Cavani had already put Uruguay in front early on, only for Pepe to head Portugal level in the 55th minute in a thrilling contest that was not the battle of attrition many predicted.…

Suarez starts in unchanged Uruguay side to face Italy

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has stuck with the side that beat England 2-0 for the World Cup Group D showdown against Italy at the Dunas arena on Tuesday. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will lead the attack and Tabarez has resisted the temptation to bring defender Maxi Pereira back into the team after he served a one-match ban for a red card in the defeat by Costa Rica. Uruguay's regular skipper and central defender Diego Lugano also misses out because of a knee injury. Uruguay must win to progress while Italy need at…