Brilliant Cavani brace earns Uruguay win over Portugal

And after Portugal equalized on Pepe's header in the 55th minute, it was Cavani again finishing a ideal Uruguay counter in the 62nd with a shot from just inside the penalty area that caught Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio slightly out of position and curled inside the far post.

That was the first goal the twice World Cup champions had conceded in the tournament in Russian Federation, but it took Cavani only seven minutes to put them back ahead at the packed Fisht Stadium overlooking the Black Sea. The match will be played at Fisht football stadium in Sochi. Portugal had 20 shots, five on frame, while Uruguay had just five shots, with three on frame, converting two.

Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has scored four of Portugal's five goals so far, while Barcelona star Suarez netted against Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Uruguay the only team to have not conceded so far this World Cup.

Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers Óscar Tabárez or Fernando Santos? Not much time left for Portugal.

74 - Cristhian Stuani comes in for Cavani and Uruguay. The two Silvas, Bernardo and Adrien combine down the right as Porgual look to hold the ball. Rodrigo Bentancur, 21. Edinson Cavani, 9. He's limping off the field now and will be subbed out. Suarez fires the ball past the Portugal wall but Rui Patricio leaps to his left to save the ball.

65 - Portugal subs now. Andre Silva, Ricardo Quaresma and Cedric Soares drop out.

Both teams are looking to attack early in the match. Luis Suarez won a corner for Uruguay. Pepe heads it in to knot things up, 1-1. Next up for the underdogs is France and if they can snatch the first goal, their defence could see them through to the final four.

52 - Uruguay's defense is rock solid.

10' - Corner for Portugal.

It's been all about Uruguay in this one.

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

World Cup penalty record
This came not long after Caceres had reviewed, for several minutes, the foul that Ronaldo committed. "It's a red card". Iran scored a late penalty, given after another video review but Portugal progressed to the World Cup knockout stage.

Portugal hasn't been able to respond despite a few opportunities including a Ronaldo free kick. It's all been Uruguay at the moment.

Goalkeepers: Martin Campana (Independiente), Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama). Uruguay still leads, 1-0.

Suarez nearly doubled the lead from a free-kick midway through the first half that forced a good save from Rui Patricio. Luis Suarez with the ideal delivery from the left side of the Portugal box, and Edinson Cavani made no mistake in putting the ball into the net.

6th minute - Ronaldo gives it a rip from outside the box but can't convert it.

Portugal take on Uruguay in the second round of the FIFA World Cup on Saturday. For good reading, Ronaldo scored four out of the five goals.

Cavani headed home before the break and, soon after Pepe had headed a second-half equaliser, scored the victor with a superb curling shot. They had just 30% possession after halftime.

Uruguay v/s Portugal football match will be in English on Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD. Twelve of those have been assisted by Luis Suarez. Diego Laxalt, 14. Lucas Torreira, 8.

He has now played in 17 World Cup matches along with his record 21 appearances he has played in the Euros.

Ronaldo, though, has already scored four times at this World Cup, including a hat-trick on his last visit here when Portugal drew 3-3 with Spain.

Portugal have amassed the same number of fouls, but they have collected six yellow cards compared to Uruguay's one.

Edinson Cavani sent Uruguay into a World Cup quarter-final against France, and dumped Portugal out of the tournament with two goals of the highest order.

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