Wednesday June 18 2014
Lugano out of Uruguay-England

Uruguay are without Maxi Pereira and captain Diego Lugano in their Group D clash with England.

Both teams lost their opening games in the group, which also includes Italy and Costa Rica, but go head-to-head on Friday at 20.00 UK time.

Maxi Pereira was sent off in the 3-1 defeat to Costa Rica, so will be suspended.

Today it was confirmed Uruguay will also be without 33-year-old Lugano, who is struggling with a left knee injury.

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) announced Lugano would not be playing against England in a statement.

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