Ranking the 5 Greatest England vs. Uruguay Clashes

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Ranking the 5 Greatest England vs. Uruguay Clashes
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England vs. Uruguay is hardly the most decorated fixture in world football, but this week, they meet for arguably their biggest game in historya crucial World Cup group game that feels like it could be a winner-takes-all affair.

Both sides suffered defeats in their opening Group D matches, with the pressure now firmly on to collect three points on Thursday. If England win, they know a victory over Costa Rica in their final group game will see them qualify for the round of 16.

They've met 10 times in the past—only twice in World Cups—with Uruguay edging the head-to-head by four wins to England's three.

Here are five of the best.

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