Sports Suarez inspires Uruguay to beat underachieving England


England suffered another loss at the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament,losing 2-1 to an inspired Luis Suarez's Uruguay team.

The Liverpool player was the defining factor,scoring the vital brace that got the South Americans all three points in Sao Paulo.

Coming at the back of defeats in their first games,both teams couldn't afford to lose the match if they haboured any hopes of qualification.

Roy Hodgson's England team had the better ball possession and looked purposeful when in transition looking for a goal.

The first real chances of the game was created by England with Wayne Rooney's effort from a free-kick sailing inches out of Fernando Muslera's goalpost.

The Manchester United man must be cursing his luck when he rose up to meet Steven Gerrard's corner which he headed on to the crossbar.

Cristian Rodriguez equally tried a long range shot from distance,but it was not enough to beat Joe Hart.

But the game changing moment came in the 42nd minute when Suarez was left unmarked to head his side in front.

It could not have been none other than the player England dreads the most. Suarez met an Edison Cavani's cross to head his side in front with the English defence failing to pick him up .

Defeat and possible elimination stared the Three Lions in the face and they pushed for an equaliser.

However Rooney was rewarded for his effort on the night to draw his team level on the 75th minute.

A great work down the right by Glen Johnson saw him lay the ball across Uruguay's defence into the paths of the onrushing Rooney to tap in with his left foot from close range.

The goal was the first ever Rooney has scored at a World Cup after participating in three tournaments.

But the joy was short-lived when the Uruguayans went back in front just five minutes to the end of the game.

Suarez paid back the faith shown in him by his coach Oscar Tabarez despite being about 60% fit,getting in behind England for the second time in the match to score the match winning goal.

It was an error from Gerrard getting his head to a pass that set Suarez in motion,and his Liverpool teammate raced with the ball to rifle it beyond Hart and seal the victory.

The loss leaves England without a point so far in the competition,with the outcome of the game between Italy and Costa Rica likely to seal their fate in the tournament.
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