08 Jun '11, 10pm

www.uruguayvip.com Football: Uruguay avenge World Cup defeat against Dutch: MONTEVIDEO: Uruguay gained a measure...

www.uruguayvip.com Football: Uruguay avenge World Cup defeat against Dutch: MONTEVIDEO: Uruguay gained a measure...

MONTEVIDEO: Uruguay gained a measure of revenge for last year's World Cup semi-final defeat by Holland as they beat the Dutch 4-3 on penalties after their friendly finished 1-1 on Wednesday. Uruguay's Liverpool striker Luis Suarez opened the scoring eight minutes from time but the Dutch levelled a minute into time added on as Suarez's clubmate Dirk Kuyt popped up to head home. However, the Dutch messed up in the penalty shootout out as Robin van Persie and Eljero Elia missed their penalties and the hosts sealed victory when Alvaro Pereira made no mistake to give them victory. It ended the 'Oranje's' 10-match unbeaten run since losing to Spain in the World Cup final and gave Uruguay a boost just three weeks away from the start of the Copa America, which they along with Argentina hold the record of victories with 14. Uruguay, though, will be concerned by the lack of form of ...

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straitstimes.com 08 Jun '11, 3am

MONTEVIDEO (Uruguay) - AUTHORITIES in Uruguay say they have found about 600 dead penguins washed up on the Atlantic coast ...