Both Uruguay and Russia have made it to the knockout stage from their group as they both come into this game with six points each. Technically, Russia has been the better team since they have scored 8 goals in their first two matches and would want to score at least a couple in this game as well. However, their task at hand won’t be easy because Uruguay has been exceptional in defending and it will be great to see how the Russians plan down their attack in this game. Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will lead the Uruguayan attack and Denis Cheryshev with Aleksandr Golovin and will lead the Russian attack.
According to bet365 the odds of Uruguay winning this game is 13/8, odds of drawing this game is 21/10 and the odds of Russia winning this game is 21/10. Similar odds have been provided by skybet too as their odds for Uruguay emerging out victorious are 6/4 and probability for a draw is 0 and for Russia to win the odds are 21/10. Betfair odd for Uruguay is 13/8, for Russia is 21/10 and the odds of this match ending in a draw are 21/10.
Uruguay is most likely to field a similar playing 11 that played against Saudi Arabia with Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani in the front and captain Diego Godin with Jose Gmienez will be in defense.
Ala Dzagoev remains the only injury concern for the Russians at the moment but they would be satisfied with the performance of Denis Cheryshev who have been in great form in this world cup.
Russia: W W D L L L
Uruguay: W W W W W L
Russia is most likely to come out on top after this game.
Man Of The Match:
If Uruguay has to win then it would fall on Luis Suarez and if Russia wins, it will be Aleksandr Golovin.