The Uruguayan striker Liverpool Darwin Nunez, injured, will not be able to play with his team against Japan and South Korea and will be replaced in the sky blue list by Jonathan Rodríguez, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) reported this Friday. The attacker ‘red’ suffered against the real Madrid a cut on the ankle and have other physical problems, for example in the shoulder, for which he needs to rest.
Darwin Nunez It will be another of the casualties on the next FIFA date for the Uruguayan team, whose squad list was announced on Thursday by the interim coach, Marcelo Broli. jonathan rodriguez (Mexico America) enters the call. He Liverpool He does not play until after the break for the national teams.
without the historical Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, Diego Godín and José María Giménezthe midfielder of Real Madrid Federico Valverde and the defense of Barcelona Ronald Araujo They will be two of those in charge of leading a squad in which there will be several rookies.
Some of them are the defender Joaquín Piquerez, the midfielder Felipe Carballo and the striker Matías Arezo.
Also appearing on the list of 23 players are World Cup players Sergio Rochet, Sebastián Coates, Matías Viña, José Luis Rodríguez, Mathías Olivera, Matías Vecino, Facundo Pellistri, Agustín Canobbio, Facundo Torres, Giorgian de Arrascaeta and Maximiliano Gómez.
Broli, coach of the Under-20 team of Uruguaywas appointed to lead the senior team on an interim basis in the friendlies that they will play against South Korea on March 24 and against Japan four days later.
In the first of these meetings, La Celeste will once again come face to face with a team that they faced in the Qatar World Cup 2022although now this will be directed by the German Jurgen Klinsmann, who replaced the Portuguese Paulo Bento.
Then Uruguay will face Japan, which became one of the revelations at the World Cup after reaching the round of 16 after beating Germany and Spain in the group stage.