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Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Godín have faced off on many occasions

Uruguay captain Diego Godin is the leader of the only defence yet to concede a goal in the World Cup and the Atletico Madrid defender's wealth of experience in facing Cristiano Ronaldo will come in handy in his side's last 16 clash with Portugal.

Edinson Cavani's double sent Uruguay into the last eight of the Fifa World Cup in Russian Federation.

One is whether to start Andre Silva or Goncalo Guedes up front alongside Ronaldo?

Portugal, meanwhile, muddled through their group with draws against Spain and Iran and a fortuitous win over Morocco but that is unlikely to bother their grizzled coach Fernando Santos, who is always happy for his team to be considered the ugly ducklings.

The Madrid derby comes to the shores of the Black Sea in the last-16 with Uruguayan captain Diego Godin, of Atletico, and his club teammate Jose Maria Gimenez coming up against Real and Portugal's five-time Ballon d'Or victor.

Pepe came in behind and Uruguay finally surrendered its first goal of the tournament in the 55th minute.

63 - First substitution of the match is for Uruguay and it's Cristian Rodríguez for Rodrigo Bentancur. They carry a huge burden on their shoulders, yet each scored crucial goals in the Group stage.

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"Well, I will speak with the players and I will tell them we've had a great match against Brazil ", he told a press conference. Meanwhile, Shaqiri was born in Kosovo when it was part of the former Yugoslavia and emigrated to Switzerland with his family.

Cavani sent the ball across the field to Suarez, who aggressively dribbled to the top corner of the penalty area.

Uruguay held on the rest of the way, despite having just 33 percent of possession. The Uruguayans will look towards their attacking duo of Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez to provide their firepower, while Diego Godin leads from the back. One can watch the Uruguay v/s Portugal match on Jio TV and Airtel TV as well.

Since Uruguay and Portugal have not faced each other since a friendly match in 1972, Cristiano Ronaldo hasn't had the chance to take on Suarez and Cavani together, but he has done it separately and scored more than both.

Only one can advance, and Portugal needs to play better than it did in tying Spain and Iran.

A short corner was worked to Guerreiro and Uruguay did not respond to the threat, the left-back delivering a superb cross that defender Pepe finished brilliantly with a downward header.

Uruguay vs Portugal Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018 Live Streaming: Uruguay and Portugal have had a differing run to the Round of 16.

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