Written byRajdeep Saha
Certain key players have been nursing injuries ahead of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 quarter-finals.
On Tuesday, James Rodriguez missed the round of 16 match for Colombia against England.
What will be the fate of key stars Edinson Cavani, Marcelo and Douglas Costa?
Who all are injured before the crucial fixtures?
Here are the updates.
Uruguay star striker Luis Suarez suffered an injury scare while training.
According to reports, the Barcelona forward was seen hobbling to the sidelines on Tuesday.
Uruguay will be assessing his progress ahead of the side's key encounter against France.
One thing that works well for Suarez is that, after receiving treatment, he returned to training.
But Uruguay cannot afford to take risks.
Edinson Cavani is doubtful for Uruguay's clash against France.
The forward, who scored a brace against Portugal, had picked up a calf injury and was immediately substituted as the player had signalled that he cannot play his role.
Cavani is hoping to be fit ahead of the crucial tie, but recent tests suggest he is likely to miss out.
Brazil have received a major boost regarding the availability of Marcelo and attacking mid-fielder Douglas Costa.
The duo were seen training with the squad.
It was feared that Costa would miss the rest of the tourney after suffering a thigh injury, but now could play a part against Belgium, if declared fit.
Marcelo could return to starting XI after recovering from back spasms.
England striker Jamie Vardy is also doubtful for the quarters after sustaining a groin injury in the win over Colombia.
The Leicester City striker was unable to take part in the penalty shootouts on Tuesday.
He had an injection in his groin post the game.
Vardy had come as a 88th minute substitute for Raheem Sterling and suffered the injury in extra-time.
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