World Cup Highlights: Uruguay v England

Uruguay 2 - 1 England
Published Thursday, 19 June 2014
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Two goals from Uruguay's Luis Suarez have left England's World Cup hopes in tatters and the team on the verge of an early exit.

World Cup Highlights: Uruguay v England
Uruguay's Luis Suarez may have sunk England's hopes with his two goals. (© Getty)

It was Uruguay who drew first blood, but Wayne Rooney thought he had secured a draw for Roy Hodgson's England side with his first half goal.

But while England had their chances, it was that second Suarez shot just five minutes from time that sealed their fate.

And to add insult to injury, he had been accidentally put through by his Liverpool teammate Steven Gerrard.

A second defeat for England leaves them in the precarious position of needing other results to go their way.

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6 Comments
jon not joe in belfast wrote (155 days ago):
can read just fine thanks, by the way its jon not joe ;) Im no fan of england, i watched both games and they had the better stats. but as we know goals not stats count, they were unlucky.
hope these resuts shut you and england up. in belfast wrote (156 days ago):
joe in Belfast. England played well?try spec savers and read the English papers and read what they say , that's if you can read the print? stick to the irish league.
Larry in Belfast wrote (156 days ago):
It's the old old story, too many European and foreign players in the English Premier League. All the top foreign players are doing the scoring in England and in the World Cup. It's time to get back to 'home produce' and get rid of all these billionaire owners who are throwing money at foreign players to win leagues. It is no longer 'sport' it is a business and ruthless.
who called for a taxi in comber wrote (157 days ago):
taxi for England.
jon in belfast wrote (157 days ago):
hope these results shut them up , dont be so bitter, they played well against 2 teams that are ranked higher and have a great world cup record. I dont recall any hype over this england team, and if they are second class what are we?
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