Luis Suárez all set for another shot at redemption for Uruguay

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Edinson Cavani’s injury may make Uruguay’s leading scorer more important than ever as they prepare to meet France

A deliberate handball on the line to stop Ghana going through to the World Cup semi-finals in 2010. A bite of Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder in 2014. Four years and as many World Cup appearances later and we are still waiting to discover what Luis Suárez’s legacy will be in Russia, where Uruguay’s talisman has another – and possibly a last – shot at redemption on football’s greatest stage.

By Suárez’s World Cup standards – and what standards they are – the striker has been relatively quiet. Poor in the opening game against Egypt, he went on to score against Saudi Arabia and Russia and also provided that terrific cross for the first of Edinson Cavani’s two goals against Portugal in the last 16 last Saturday. Yet it is his strike partner, born a few weeks after him, who has stolen the show. Cavani has scored more, shot more and run more than Suárez in Russia, despite spending less time on the pitch.

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Written by Stuart James in Nizhny Novgorod
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