Football: Tabarez says Suarez return urgent
Published on Jun 15, 2014 7:19 AM
FORTALEZA, Brazil (AFP) - Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said his team desperately needs star striker Luis Suarez back on the field after being stunned by Costa Rica on Saturday, June 14, 2014.
The South American champions slumped to a 3-1 defeat that could kill their hopes of getting through the tough World Cup Group D.
And ahead of their clash with England in Sao Paulo on June 19, Tabarez said he needs Suarez to be fully fit.
The 27-year-old Liverpool forward was kitted up on the bench on Saturday, even warming up at one stage but Tabarez deemed he was not fit enough to throw into the fray.
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