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England vs Uruguay - Lineups and Game Thread

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England take on Uruguay in a crucial second match of their World Cup campaign. Can the Three Lions get all three points?


So the England vs Uruguay team news has been announced. Roy Hodgson has retained the starting XI from the game against Italy. Luis Suarez starts for Uruguay after missing the first game and in place of Diego Lugano is Jose Gimenez.

England Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1):

Joe Hart, Glen Johnson, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines, Steven Gerrard (C), Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, Daniel Sturridge

Substitutes: Ben Foster, Fraser Forster, Jack Wilshere, Frank Lampard, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, James Milner, Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Ross Barkley, Luke Shaw

Uruguay Starting Lineup (4-4-2):

Fernando Muslera, Martin Caceres, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin (C), Alvaro Pereira, Alvaro Gonzalez, Egidio Arevalo Rios, Nicolas Lodeiro, Cristian Rodriguez, Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez


Martin Silva, Rodrigo Munoz, Sebastian Coates, Jorge Fucile, Walter Gargano, Diego Perez, Gaston Ramirez, Christian Stuani, Diego Forlan, Abel Hernandez

So there are the teams in full. No Oxlade-Chamberlain for England as he is still short of match fitness for this one.

Let us know what you think of the England team and stick around for the in-game discussion on Englands crucial second World Cup 2014 Group D fixture.