Uruguay striker Luiz Suarez believes he and his teammates will put their lives and souls on the line to overcome Ghana and clinch a place in the World Cup knockout round in 2022.
Uruguay has just one point after two games in Group H after losing to Portugal on Monday afternoon.
Meanwhile, Ghana secured a crucial victory, increasing their prospects of advancing to the round of 16.
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The Black Stars defeated the Asian giants 3-2 to increase their prospects of qualifying for the knockout round.
To advance to the Round of 16, the four-time African champions must avoid loss versus Uruguay.
Suarez said before of the match that he and his teammates would put their bodies and souls on the line to qualify.
“We have one point and the final match against Ghana is do and die. We have no option than to win to make our fans happy”
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“We are going to put our lives and soul in this last match, Ghana is a good team but we know them, we have beaten them before and we know how to beat them again”
“We have watched their video clips and they have porous defence, we will utilize on that to beat them” he said.
Ghana were denied a semifinal berth at the World Cup courtesy of a Luis Suarez handball incident in the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The former Liverpool and Barcelona forward prevent a goal-bound header from Ghana’s Dominic Adiyiah in the final minute of extra time at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.
Suarez essentially produced a save on the line worthy of a goalkeeper and he was shown a straight red card as a result.
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Ghana was also awarded a penalty, but Asamoah Gyan’s attempt from 12 yards crashed into the crossbar, which resulted in Suarez going mental on the touchline and sent the game to a shootout.
Uruguay won the penalty shoot-out to progress to the semifinals with Luis Suarez celebrated for his demonic act.