Great Britain vs. Uruguay: 6 Things We Learned About GB's Gold-Medal Hopes

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Great Britain vs. Uruguay: 6 Things We Learned About GB's Gold-Medal Hopes
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Stuart Pearce's Team GB are through to the quarterfinals of the men's Olympic football tournament after beating Uruguay 1-0 at the Millennium Stadium to finish atop Group A.

Chelsea's Daniel Sturridge got the goal in Cardiff, and it means Great Britain will be back at the Millennium on Saturday to take on South Korea for a place in the last four and a shot at the medals.

Pearce made the bold decision of leaving GB captain Ryan Giggs on the bench against Uruguay, choosing instead to start with Swansea's Scott Sinclair. Pearce also opted to bring Micah Richards inside to play in central defense against the Uruguay strikeforce of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani.

Here are six things we learned from GB's victory.

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