Soccer-Uruguay skip practice before Spanish test (Reuters)

By Andrew Downie RECIFE, Brazil, June 15 – Uruguay cancelled a training session at the Arena Pernambuco ahead of their Confederations Cup opener against Spain but insisted it would not undermine their preparations for Sunday’s match. “We are used to these kinds of things,” midfielder Cristian Rodriguez said after a closed training session on Saturday morning. “The match itself is more difficult.” Teams are usually allowed to train on the stadium pitch a day before their match, but Uruguay turned down that opportunity after two days of organisational problems. …

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