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Uruguay beat Uzbekistan 3-0 in friendly

Uruguay beat Uzbekistan 3-0 in friendly

Uruguay, who are set to play at this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia, have defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 in their last warm-up friendly ahead of the tournament. The match took place in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo on Thursday (Jun 7).

Luis Suarez scored a penalty as Uruguay comfortably defeated Uzbekistan in their final warm-up game before the World Cup in Russia.

Giorgian De Arrascaeta fired in from 15 yards for the South Americans after a flick on by Sanchez.

After the break the forward doubled their lead from the spot following a handball before Jose Maria Gimenez headed in from a corner.

Uzbekistan finished with 10 men after Akramjon Komilov was sent off.

Victory marked Uruguay's third in a row and they have lost just once in their last nine games.

The 1930 and 1950 World Cup winners open their campaign on Jun 15 against Egypt, play Saudi Arabia five days later before finishing their Group A fixtures against hosts Russia.