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World Cup 2010, Netherlands Vs. Uruguay: Oscar Tabarez's Starting Lineup, Notes

Óscar Tabárez, missing one of this two prominent goal scorers, has switched from a three forward attack for Uruguay's semifinal against the Dutch.

Instead, Uruguay will go 4-4-2 (4-4-1-1), bringing Walter Gargano into the midfield, a move that could make Uruguay even more conservative than they've already been in this tournament. Whereas before they were playing a 4-3-1-2 with a conservative back seven, now Uruguay starts personnel to play two lines of four at the back.

At left back, replacing the suspended Jorge Fucile will be Martín Cácerers, the young Barcelona defender. Diego Godin has recovered from a thigh injury to start in central defense, but captain Diego Lugano has not. Mauricio Victorino will start instead.

Uruguay Starting XI
G - Fernando Muslera
LB - Martín Cáceres
LCB - Diego Godín
RCB - Mauricio Victorino
RB - Maxi Pereira
LM - Álvaro Pereira
CM - Walter Gargano
CM - Diego Pérez
RM - Egidio Arévalo
F - Diego Forlán
F - Edinson Cavani