Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

England Ready to Cope with Suarez Threat, Declares Hart

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

England Ready to Cope with Suarez Threat, Declares Hart

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JOE Hart insists he will be ready to deal with Luis Suarez and the rest of his Uruguay team-mates tomorrow.

England take on the South Americans in what the City keeper believes is a "do-or-die" match following Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Italy.

Suarez is back in full training following a knee injury and is expected to start the match in Sao Paulo.

Suarez enjoyed a proli[dagger]c year with Liverpool last season, scoring 27 league goals, and Uruguay also have Diego Forlan and Edinson Cavani to call upon.

Hart has been studying videos of all the Uruguay players, though, to make sure he is ready to stop whatever the opposition throws at him.

"Dave [Watson, goalkeeping coach] studies the tapes of Uruguay and we are well aware of their strikers and their pattern of [dagger]nishing," said the England keeper.

"We had a lot of sharp shots in training. …

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