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Barcelona's Luis Suarez to miss Uruguay friendlies to aid knee recovery

Luis Suarez's late header earned Barcelona a draw at Atletico, as both sides remain unbeaten in La Liga.
Barcelona's perfect start in La Liga ended at Atletico, but Luis Suarez's late header earned the visitors a draw.
Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez insists the side will stick with Luis Suarez, despite his current struggle in front goal.
After a whirlwind first 100 days of his tenure at Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde hopes the next 100 will be more quiet.
Ernesto Valverde quips that he hopes Leo Messi reaches 200 European goals this season after netting his 100th vs. Olympiakos.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's friendlies against Poland and Austria in November in an attempt to fully recover from a knee problem which he's been suffering from since August.

Suarez was ruled out for a month after injuring his knee in the Spanish Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid but returned within two weeks to play for Uruguay in World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Paraguay.

Since then, he's played eight games for Barca and two more for Uruguay, helping them qualify for...

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Messi, Suarez share record for goals in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers

Max Bretos and Herculez Gomez evaluate Lionel Messi's impact on Argentina's qualification for the World Cup.

Lionel Messi became the all-time leading scorer in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday night, though he was quickly joined by Luis Suarez.

Argentina's World Cup hopes were already in jeopardy when the night began and they went on concede within 38 seconds, but Messi rallied them back with a pair of goals in the first 20 minutes.

The first strike moved into a tied with his countryman Hernan Crespo and Uruguay's Suarez on 19, and the 20th of his career soon after gave him the record.

Messi completed...

Luis Suarez won't need knee surgery - Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez

Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez insists the side will stick with Luis Suarez, despite his current struggle in front goal.

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has dismissed reports that Barcelona's Luis Suarez will need knee surgery and expects him to play in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia.

Tabarez' side are second in the CONMEBOL standings and assured of at least a playoff spot, with the top four teams qualifying directly.

Recent reports in Spain said Suarez had agreed with his club to have a cyst removed from his right knee in November, meaning he would be unavailable if Uruguay had to take part in a playoff.

Earlier...

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Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay planning joint bid for 2030 World Cup

ESPN's Bob Ley speaks with U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati about the decision to make a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay say they will make a joint bid to host football's centenary World Cup in 2030.

The presidents of the three South American countries made the announcement Wednesday at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires. Bidding is not due to open for at least another four years, but the nations are already expected to face stiff competition.

Argentina and Uruguay signalled their intention to launch a joint bid back in July, with Paraguay's addition...