10 interesting stats ahead of England vs Uruguay

0 – England have never lost their first two matches at a World Cup. They lost their first game versus Italy last week.

1 – Uruguay are the only winners in the two previous meetings between these nations. The South American side won 4-2 in the quarter-finals back in 1954 and drew 0-0 in 1966.

2 – England have lost their last two World Cup matches. They have never lost three in a row in the competition.

3 – Daniel Sturridge has scored 3 goals in his last four appearances for England.

6 – England have won only 1 of their last 6 matches at the World Cup.

9 – Wayne Rooney has failed to score in all 9 of his previous World Cup matches.

11 – Uruguay have gone 11 matches versus previous World Cup winners without winning since beating France in 1966.

25% – England have won only 2 of their previous 8 World Cup matches in South America. They did not enter the 1930 World Cup in Uruguay and did not qualify for Argentina in 1978. They were eliminated in the group round back in 1950 when the tournament was last hosted in Brazil.

50% – Uruguay have won 2 of the previous 4 World Cups to be hosted in South America.

113 – Tonight’s match will be Roy Hodgson’s 113th as manager at international level (Switzerland, UAE, Finland and England).