Suarez starts for Uruguay against England

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 19, 2014 at 12:07 pm •  Published: June 19, 2014
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Luis Suarez will start for Uruguay against England in Group D at the World Cup on Thursday after recovering from injury.

The Liverpool striker hasn't played a match since featuring in the Premier League on May 11, and undergoing surgery on his left knee 11 days later.

Suarez, who scored a league-leading 31 goals in England last season, will lead the strike force with Edinson Cavani as Diego Forlan drops to the bench.

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Uruguay: Fernando Muslera, Martin Caceres, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Alvaro Pereira, Alvaro Gonzalez, Egidio Arevalo Rios, Nicolas Lodeiro, Cristian Rodriguez, Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez.