Uruguay vs. England: Simulating Crucial Group D World Cup Match Using 'FIFA 14'

Nick Akerman@NakermanFeatured ColumnistJune 19, 2014

MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 14:  Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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Uruguay and England suffered defeats in their opening Group D games. While both have zero points, their displays were very different.

The South Americans were stunned 3-1 against a Costa Rica squad that battled wholeheartedly for the win. Joel Campbell led the underdogs beyond a Uruguay side that lacked tempo, composure and a cutting edge.

England, on the other hand, posted a positive display against Italy. Youngsters such as Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley entered the fray with confidence as the Three Lions offered one of their most ambitious showings in years.

Both Uruguay and England will be on the brink of elimination if they fail to win.

We fired up our trusty copy of FIFA 14 on Xbox One ahead of the match to find out exactly what will happen.


Uruguay vs. England: FIFA 14 Highlights

A close one, as it was always destined to be, but Roy Hodgson's side grabbed the much-needed win. A captain's performance from Steven Gerrard sealed an invaluable three points. Can England repeat the victory when the two sides meet for real?

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