The 2018 FIFA World Cup is down to eight teams now. And in the first quarterfinal of the 2018 football World Cup, Uruguay take on France at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Both teams will be looking to make it to semis as they battle it out in this crucial encounter. While France defeated Argentina, Uruguay outplayed Portugal to make it to last eight of FIFA World Cup 2018. Stay tuned for live score updates of Uruguay vs France football match. Uruguay vs France, Live Streaming of Quarter-Finals 1: Get Knockout Match URU vs FRA Telecast & Free Online Stream Details in India for 2018 FIFA World Cup.
It has been a smooth journey to quarterfinals for Uruguay. The Oscar Tabarez’s side won all three matches in the group stage to top the pool and then eliminated Portugal following a 2-1 win over them. Meanwhile, Uruguay are worried about striker Edinson Cavani’s fitness. Cavani was vital in Uruguay’s win over Portugal as he scored a brace.
France, on the other hand, won two group matches and lost one in the group stage. In the Round of 16 contest, France showed spirited performance and defeated Argentina 4-3 in one of the best World Cup matches. Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored a brace against Argentina and will once again be key to France’s success. Uruguay vs France, 2018 FIFA World Cup, Round of 8, Quarterfinal Match 1 Preview: Uruguay’s Defence to Test France’s Attacking Prowess
Uruguay possible starting XI: Muslera, Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, Laxalt, Nandez, Torreira, Vecino, Bentancur, Stuani, Suarez.
France possible starting XI: Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Lucas, Kante, Pogba, Mbappe, Griezmann, Tolisso, Giroud.