(Sporting Alert) — Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez both start, but veteran striker Diego Forlan has been left on the bench for Uruguay in tonight’s World Cup CONMEBOL qualifier against Argentina.
Also on the bench alongside Forlan isAbel Hernandez, as well as midfielder Gaston Ramirez and defender Álvaro Pereira.
Diego Godín, Diego Lugano and Maxi Pereira all start in the backline, while Cristian Rodriguez and Diego Pérez are among the starters in the midfield.
Meanwhile, for Argentina, who are without Messi, Gonzalo Higuain and Sergio Aguero, left Ezequiel Lavezzi on the bench with Rodrigo Palacio and Erik Lamela in the attack. Maxi Rodríguez starts as well, so does Ever Banega.
Defenders Ezequiel Garay and Pablo Zabaleta are both on the bench.
Uruguay v Argentina
Uruguay: Muslera, Lugano, Godín, Fucile, Maxi Pereira, Rodriguez, Stuani, Pérez, Arévalo, Suárez, Cavani.
Argentina: Romero, Campagnaro, Domínguez, Fernandez, Basanta, Biglia, Augusto Fernández, Banega, Maxi Rodríguez, Lamela, Rodrigo Palacio.