Brazil vs. Uruguay lineups, starting 11, team news: Endrick starts for suspended Vinicius in Copa America 2024

Uruguay and Brazil play a Copa America quarterfinal at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday. The winner plays Colombia or Panama in the semifinals.  

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Uruguay has won all three group games and scored the most goals in the competition.  

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They may be missing forward Maximiliano Araujo, who was injured in their win over the USA. After him, Cristian Olivera will assault with Facundo Pellistri, Nicolas de la Cruz, and Darwin Nunez.  

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Marcelo Bielsa may keep his other lineup unchanged. Brazil, meanwhile, finished second in their group and has struggled. The suspended Vinicius Junior will be missed.   

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With Rodrygo moving to the flank, 17-year-old Endrick might start. Raphinha, Savio, Gabriel Martinelli, and Pepe compete for the last attacking slot.  

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This match will be fascinating due to Uruguay's excellent form and Brazil's potential to turn things around.  

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Due to yellow card accumulation, Vinicius Junior will miss the match for Brazil. Endrick, 17, starts for the first match in his international career, with Rodrygo moving to the flank.  

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Savio, Gabriel Martinelli, and Pepe competed for the other attacking slot, but Raphinha won.  

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Left-back Guilherme Arana replaces Wendell at left-back, and Douglas Luiz, Andreas Pereira, and Ederson are benched for Joao Gomes.  

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