Copa America Final 2011, Uruguay Vs. Paraguay: Edinson Cavani Makes Uruguay Appearance

About an hour into the 2011 Copa America final, and Uruguay have made their first change. It's a bit of an odd one at that, with Porto midfielder Alvaro Perreira being pulled in favour of Napoli's Edinson Cavani. Cavani, if you'll recall, was a starting forward when Uruguay began the tournament, but was injured in a group-stage match against Chile and hasn't featured since. Now he comes on at a time where Uruguay could do with their midfield being shored up, which is more than a little bit odd. Oh, and Napoli have promised to invade South America if he gets injured again, so that's nice.

Paraguay, meanwhile, are desperate, pouring towards goal as if their tournament depends on it (it does). They've given Fernando Muslera more to do in the past ten minutes than they did in the first half, and if they score... well, things could get interesting. It's still 2-0 Uruguay though, and with Cavani now on the pitch it wouldn't be surprising if the favourites grabbed another.

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