This is going to be a crucial match for both England and Uruguay. England lost its first match against Italy by 2 – 1. Uruguay lost its match with Costa Rica by 3 – 1. And it has all come to this: England vs. Uruguay where loser would definitely be eliminated from the competition.
So, this is the last chance for both teams to survive and stay in the competition as the loser goes home undoubtedly. FIFA World Cup 2014 has stunned us with many surprises so far. With defending champions out of the tournament already, anything can happen and should be expected from this event.
Many have started to question Wayne Rooney’s performance in previous match along with Frank Lampard. Lampard says that Rooney has become an agenda and we need to drop this agenda. Most of the people chant and cheer for Rooney rather than the national team. This puts an extreme pressure on the team along with the athlete.
Uruguay was one of the favorites in its group. However, an embarrassing defeat from Costa Rica shattered Uruguay’s dream to climb up to the top. The last resort seems a victory over England which definitely is not easy to grasp.
Wayne Rooney has been under-performing; however, a stunning new attraction, Raheem Sterling has got the attention of critics.
The crowd along with the analysts is quite satisfied with the way this future football superstar has performed in previous match. Using Sterling and Welbeck on wings along with Sturridge and Rooney would be a wise strategy here.
Have a look at England’s predicted lineup:
This is forecasted lineup of Uruguay:
Since both teams are playing for their survival here, predicting end result is a bit difficult. However, the odds still favor England. Even with Rooney under-performing, Sterling, Welbeck and Sturridge show a lot of potential – raising England’s hope to survive and stay in the tournament. So, here’s the final prediction for the match: England 2 – 1 Uruguay.