Uruguay will look to regain their confidence against Canada this Tuesday at 1:00 pm (Uruguayan time) in Bratislava (Slovakia), where they play the final preparatory match for the Qatar-2022 World Cup starting in November.
Coach Diego Alonso assured that, despite Friday’s unfavorable 1-0 against the Iranian side, a result that cuts to an undefeated six games (five wins and one draw) he won the title after taking over La Celeste last January. After he had held, he feels calm. with the functioning of the equipment.
“It was a game to be able to draw conclusions, look for variants, look at players and we tried to give it fluidity,” he announced just after the match in the Austrian city of Sankt Polten.
Although «We all like to win and we could not maintain a positive streak of results, in general I liked the way it worked, breaking a low block and creating situations. It gives me relief,” he said.
Uruguay’s second friendly for a double FIFA date, against Canada, who is also a World Cup player, will take place on Tuesday at 4:00 PM GMT at the Thalne Pol Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Alonso speculated that he did not intend to change too much in his starting eleven against Canada.
“We are going to see the recovery of the footballers, but in principle the idea is to maintain the base,” he said.
However, the Charrassa team would suffer the inevitable loss of Ronald Araujo, who was injured just after the start of the match against Iran.
Uruguay: Sergio Rochette – Damien Suarez, Augustin Rogel, Sebastian Casares, Mathias Oliveira – Rodrigo Bentancur, Federico Valverde, Mathias Vecino – Faasundo Pellistri, Luis Suarez, Darwin Nez. DT: Diego Alonso.
Canada: Milan Borjan – Alistair Johnston, Steven Vittoria, Kamal Miller, Sam Adecugbe – Stephen Eustaquio, Samuel Piet, Alfonso Davies – David Jr. Hoillet, Cyl Larrin and Jonathan David. DT: John Hurdman.