Copa America Final 2011, Uruguay Vs. Paraguay: Lucas Barrios Hamstring Problem Adds Injury To Insult For Paraguay

Well that's really bad news for Paraguay. Lucas Barrios didn't start against Uruguay, but he was introduced with his side down 2-0 with 14 minutes left. The reason the hitman - one of Paraguay's only true goal threats - didn't start was because he had a hamstring problem, and introducing him in the late stages came with a major risk of him re-aggravating it.

And re-aggravate his hamstring he has. Chasing a long ball over the top and engaged in a footrace with Urugay centre half Sebastian Coates, Barrios went down in a heap without any contact, grabbing his hamstring. It doesn't look particularly good for Paraguay, and now they're forced to play the rest of the game with ten men. Barrios had been their third and final substitute. So, that's five minutes to go, with a 2-0 lead and now a man advantage. Think Uruguay have this one in the bag?

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