Soccer-Forlan and Suarez fire Uruguay to 4-2 win over Japan (Reuters)

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Diego Forlan’s first-half brace powered Uruguay to a 4-2 victory over hosts Japan in an international friendly at the Miyagi Stadium on Wednesday. In another friendly, South Korea held visitors Peru to a goalless draw at the Suwon World Cup Stadium. Japan, the first team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Brazil, could not capitalise on their dominance of possession and also paid the price of a shaky defence that allowed Forlan, Luis Suarez and Alvaro Gonzalez to score. …

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