Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani has left calf injury

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David Silva's Spain will look to make it through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup when they take on Russian Federation this afternoon.

Portugal, after their impressive performances in four matches, will go home, and Real Madrid forward Ronaldo's fourth World Cup journey finished earlier than expected.

"Now is not the time to talk about the future of players and coaches", Ronaldo said.

Great efforts were mounted by the Portugese, who, in the 55th minute, for the first time at this World Cup struck a ball into the tightly-guarded Uruguay net. "This team will continue to be one of the best in the world, with quality players and a young group who are close together", Ronaldo said.

Portugal suffered a 2-1 defeat against Uruguay in their World Cup last 16 game in Sochi on Saturday night. Named as World's best player on five occasions by Federation Internationale de Football Association, he led his country to win the first European Championships trophy in 2016. "A hard match is expecting us".

"According to the source, the player himself is planning to play up to 41 years, but they never specify to what age will play for the national team".

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Uruguay Trains Without Edison Cavani Ahead of Quarterfinal Clash vs France
Likewise, Uruguay's goal leader Cavani is dealing with a calf injury but looks like he might be fit enough to start the game. They scored a lot and won their place in the knockout round easy, but they haven't faced any real challenge yet.

"We gave our best", Ronaldo said.

The only downside for Oscar Tabarez's side was the sight of Cavani limping off late on, raising a question mark over his fitness for next week's last eight showdown with the French in Nizhny Novgorod.

"It was hard", he continued.

"It's important to have a captain present there and he's always there for us."

The player has a painful calf swelling but not a muscle tear, the country's football federation (FCF) said on Monday, boosting his chances of facing France where he plays his club football for Paris Saint Germain. "I can not talk about his recovery from injury, but I know that he has the desire, the attitude and is making the effort to do everything to be there - it does not only depend on him, though". It will be very hard for us.

They will also face Poland in Group 3 as the new competition which contributes towards Euro 2020 qualification throws open its doors.

'We will have an analysis and a diagnosis in time, but right now we are only anxious of course.

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