Soccer Football - World Cup - Quarter Final - Uruguay vs France - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - July 6, 2018 General view inside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Carlos Barria
CAIRO – 6 July 2018: Didier Deschamps and Oscar Tabarez, the French and Uruguayan national team's coaches, unveiled their line-up for their upcoming match in the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
The French team qualified to the quarter-finals after beating Argentina 4-3 in the Round of 16, while Uruguay qualified after beating Portugal 2-1 in the same round.
Uruguay and France suffers the absence of their two main players, Edinson Cavani for injury and Blaise Matuidi due to suspension for receiving two yellow cards.
The winner of today’s match will face the winner from Brazil and Belgium match in the semi final.
Uruguay XI : Muslera; Gimenez, Caceres, Godin, Laxalt; Nandez, Torreira, Bentancur, Vecino; Suarez, Stuani.
France XI : Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Hernandez; Pogba, Kante; Mbappe, Griezmann, Tolisso; Giroud.