June 30, 2018 / 5:20 PM / in 3 months

Portugal make three changes for Uruguay clash

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Portugal made three changes to their line-up for Saturday’s World Cup last-16 game against Uruguay, with Bernardo, Goncalo Guedes and Ricardo Pereira all starting for the European champions.

Soccer Football - World Cup - Portugal Training - Kratovo, Moscow Region, Russia - June 29, 2018 Portugal's Pepe, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Alves during training. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Andre Silva, Ricardo Quaresma and Cedric Soares drop out.

Uruguay made one change from their last game, a 3-0 win over hosts Russia, with Jose Gimenez coming in at the back to replace Sebastian Coates.

The winners will play France on Friday. The French defeated Argentina 4-3 earlier on Saturday.

Reporting by Andrew Downie, editing by Ed Osmond

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