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Summary

Uruguay leave it late
Uruguay will appear in their second consecutive semi-final (against Mexico) after beating Nigeria 3-1 in the last quarter-final. More »

Line-up

1
1
4
3
5
5
7
7
8
11

Substitute(s)

12
12
3
2
6
4
9
6
10
8
11
9
2
10

Coaches

Kelechi EMETEOLE (NGA)
(URU) Venancio RAMOS

Officials

Referee: POLITO Fabio (ITA)Second referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)Third referee: FERREIRA Carlos (POR)Timekeeper: QUESADA Franklin (CRC)

Statistics

27Shots35
4Corner kicks3
1Overheads4
2Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
  • Nigeria - Uruguay
Matias, Uruguay player
It was a relief to score the first goal because we were very nervous. We had a lot of problems in the first round and never managed to play well. We knew Nigeria would be a difficult team to beat, so that's where our anxiety came from. That first goal freed us.