Uruguay head coach Diego Alonso said the country's star Luis Suarez is fit to play in Thursday's World Cup opener against South Korea. Alonso said he is fit like the other players, he is ready to play. However, he admitted that he had not yet decided on his debut against South Korea.
"With our strikers, we plan to do well in the first game," Alonso said. We have peace of mind because we have opportunities to score goals, the flexibility is not only with our strikers, we are good defensively and this will make us a very competitive team.
Alonso, who trained with the Chinese Super League club in 2017, replaced Oscar Tabrez last November. Speaking about the opinion of others that he had little experience at the World Cup level, Alonso said everyone is entitled to their views, but he needs to focus on playing with the whole team, especially the opening game. In.
Recently, a video went viral on the internet in which each player of the country's 26-member squad was unveiled by the people of their hometowns, reports Xinhua news agency. Speaking of which, Alonso admitted that it was a great opportunity to promote Uruguay, as well as a strong single to showcase the bond between players and their people.
The video was an extraordinary job, Alonso said, and we are also promoting the country through the clip. The 36-year-old veteran, as well as team captain Diego Godin, told the same press conference that he had tried his best to deal with the pain in difficult conditions and has now agreed to put on the shirt for a fourth consecutive FIFA World Cup trip.
We have qualified for the World Cup. We have a dream to win and we dreamed and then realized, we will go out to compete from the very first match
The match is scheduled to take place at the Education City Stadium, with the game starting at 4 PM local time on Thursday. Group H also includes teams from Portugal and Ghana.