Injured Forlan excluded from Uruguay's World Cup qualifier squad

Updated: 28 October 2011 18:03 IST

Uruguay's record goal-scorer Diego Forlan was missing from coach Oscar Tabarez's 25-man squad for the World Cup qualifier against Chile on November 11 which was named on Thursday.

Montevideo:

Uruguay's record goal-scorer Diego Forlan was missing from coach Oscar Tabarez's 25-man squad for the World Cup qualifier against Chile on November 11 which was named on Thursday.

The Inter Milan striker, who passed Hector Scarone's national record of 31 goals in the 1-1 draw against Paraguay three weeks ago, has been sidelined with a thigh injury.

Copa America champions Uruguay currently top the South American qualifying standings with four points from two games.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray/TUR), Juan Castillo (Colo Colo/CHI), Martin Silva (Olimpia/PAR).

Defenders: Martin Caceres (Sevilla/ESP); Sebastian Coates (Liverpool/ENG); Jorge Fucile (Porto/POR); Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid/ESP); Diego Lugano (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA; Andres Scotti (Colo Colo/CHI), Mauricio Victorino (Cruzeiro/BRA).

Midfielders: Alvaro Gonzalez (Lazio/ITA); Egidio Arevalo Rios (Tijuana/MEX); Diego Perez (Bologna/ITA); Walter Gargano (Napoli/ITA), Sebastian Eguren (Sporting Gijon/ESP); Alvaro Pereira (Porto/POR); Cristian Rodriguez (Porto/POR); Gaston Ramirez (Bologna/ITA), Nicolas Lodeiro (Ajax/NED).

Attackers: Luis Suarez (Liverpool/ENG); Edinson Cavani (Napoli/ITA); Sebastian Abreu (Botafogo/BRA); Abel Hernandez (Palermo/ITA), Sebastian Fernandez (Malaga/ESP), Alvaro Fernandez (Seattle Sounders/USA).

Topics : Football Uruguay
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