Soccer-Uruguay go back to school at Confederations Cup (Reuters)

MONTEVIDEO, June 7 (Reuters) – Uruguay’s mood going into the Confederations Cup will depend on whether they have done their homework for the crucial World Cup qualifier in Venezuela four days before the tournament kicks off. The 2010 World Cup semi-finalists could be in good spirits in Brazil if they pass the Venezuela exam and redress a poor qualifying campaign with only two points from their last six matches. Coach Oscar “Master” Tabarez found some encouraging signs in Wednesday’s 1-0 win over France in a friendly as he considers how to rejuvenate the ageing South American champions. …

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