Match Thread looking to cement their top spot in Pool D, in the mood for an upset. Not as simple a forecast as you might think.

Spirits are very high. There's a ton of loosely bridled tension, the Wales XV needing to impress but Los Teros have had a gerat showing at this tournament and will no go gently into that good night. need to win this match to avoid a quarter final visit with England.

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Uruguay seem to be very choosy on when to attack the breakdown - which is a shame because when they do they are very good at it. Jackals abound and a few more stolen balls would do a lot to mess with Wales' attack.

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Diego Magno has come on for Uruguay, he is Los Teros' most-capped player with 93 appearances. Meanwhile Hadleigh Parkes has both arms strapped up and has seen two tries disallowed from his forward passes and a few more handling errors as well.

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Uruguay lose their number 7 for playing the ball on the ground one too many times. Down to 14, Uruguay can't defend the maul and bring it down just shy of the line, conceding a penalty try for - 21-6

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Uruguay build a barrel of phases five metres out from the tryline and Wales coughs up two penalty advantages in a disjointed defense. But Uruguay don't need them, Kessler pick and drive dive to get the try backed by a very supportive crowd. 21-13

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Eight minutes to go and every single is looking to lock up the bonus point. Leigh Halfpenny absolutely on form under the high ball. One more try in the closing minutes will do it.

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Spme new energy from sees red dragons pouring down the left and a not-forward-this-time pass from Parkes gets Tomos WIliams over the line for the bonus point. 28-13

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Rhys Carre pulling his weight and then some all match. One minute to go and it's a blue scrum on the Uruguay five metre. Los Teros happy to play on and find a few more points before they fly home.

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Some overtime madness as Wales decides to keep playing ball in hand, leading to three knock-ons back to back with loose ball being juggled all over the shop. It ends with a penalty to Wales which Cawdor himself tap-and-goes with a streaking zigzag to close the game out with a gorgeous try. Halfpenny converts and we are all wrapped up.

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WALvURU Final Score 

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 35-13 🇺🇾 Fantastic effort from Uruguay, reinforced by some great post-match words from the captain, praising the crowds and opposition. Wales lock up the QF against France, but plenty of errors and penalties to reconsider after a somewhat less effective red attack.

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