LISBON - World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay
produced a disappointing performance and needed late goals from
strikers Edinson Cavani and Abel Hernandez to record a 2-0
friendly win over Angola on Wednesday.
Uruguay missed Diego Forlan and strike partner Luis Suarez
after they opted out of the squad for personal reasons.
After threatening only rarely against an organised Angolan
side, the Latin Americans were indebted to debutant Hernandez.
After coming on as a second-half substitute, he earned the
penalty that Cavani coolly slotted in after 84 minutes and six
minutes later Hernandez netted with a delightful curling shot
that flew into keeper Lama's net.
Oscar Tabarez, who guided the Uruguyans at the World Cup in
South Africa, missed the game as he is in negotiations to renew
He was replaced for the friendly by under-20s coach Juan
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