Pre-tournament favourites Brazil have been eliminated from the World Cup by Belgium at the quarter-final stage, falling to a 2-1 defeat in Friday's gripping clash at the Kazan Stadium. Belgium stunned their opponents by taking a two-goal…
Cavani, 31, scored two goals in the Round of 16 win over Portugal, then limped off with a calf injury and has been fighting to get fit in time for the showdown in Nizhny Novgorod.
The federation said this piece of news has increased the player’s chances of being fit for Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match with France.
The towering frontman scored standout efforts either side of half time to cancel out a leveller from Pepe, as Oscar Tabarez's charges turned in a memorable defensive showing to reach the last eight of the showpiece tournament.
The last group matches continue today
Egypt and Saudi Arabia, who face each other in a dead rubber this afternoon, were the first to be eliminated from the World Cup after collecting zero points from their opening two games against Uruguay and hosts Russia
It said: “To date, more than 2.6 million tickets have been allocated to football fans all around the world, with ticket sales ongoing until July 15.