Uruguay vs. Northern Ireland: 6 Things We Learned

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Uruguay vs. Northern Ireland: 6 Things We Learned
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Uruguay began their World Cup preparations with an uninspiring 1-0 victory over Northern Ireland at the Estadio Centenario on Friday.

Uruguay had the majority of the play but did not create that many good chances against their understrength but hardworking visitors. After a goalless first half, Christian Stuani’s 61st-minute strike proved sufficient to separate the teams on a rainy night in Montevideo.

Here are six things we learned from Uruguay vs. Northern Ireland.

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