• Luis Suarez faces another international ban after giving the crowd the finger in Uruguay’s 3-1 defeat to Chile

    Luis Suarez faces another international ban after giving the crowd the finger in Uruguay’s 3-1 defeat to Chile

    Luis Suarez may find himself in hot water once again with Fifa after the Barcelona striker gave the finger to the crowd after Uruguay suffered a 3-1 defeat to Chile.

    The crucial World Cup 2018 qualifier went in Chile’s favour and Suarez could not hide his frustration with the result after a masterclass from Alexis Sanchez fired his country to victory.

    Suarez has been banned previously from international football after he was found guilty of biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the […]

  • Chile 3-1 Uruguay: Alexis double decisive as hosts fight back

    Chile 3-1 Uruguay: Alexis double decisive as hosts fight back

    Juan Antonio Pizzi’s men fell behind to Edinson Cavani’s opener and had to be rescued by the Arsenal forward’s contributions in the second half.

    Alexis Sanchez struck twice in the second half of Chile’s 3-1 win over Uruguay on Tuesday to secure a crucial result in their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

    Sanchez was named in the starting XI after overcoming a muscle problem which forced him to sit out the goalless draw in Colombia last week.

    And the Arsenal star proved to […]

  • Argentina 1-0 Uruguay: Messi marks return with winner

    Argentina 1-0 Uruguay: Messi marks return with winner

    The Barcelona wizard wasted no time in announcing his return to international football after ending his short-lived retirement, breaking the Celeste open in the first half.

    Lionel Messi struck the only goal of the game as 10-man Argentina secured a 1-0 win over rivals Uruguay in World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

    Just over two months after retiring from international football, a decision he later reversed, Messi was the hero for Argentina in Mendoza.

    The strike – which deflected off Uruguay defender Jose Maria […]