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It will be a 'national disaster' for Uruguay should Edinson Cavani miss his side's quarter-final tie with France through injury, says Martin Keown Edinson Cavani scored twice in Uruguay's 2-1 last-16 victory over Portugal  Cavani had to be helped off the pitch after he went down with an injured leg  Martin Keown commented on how effective he and Luis Suarez had been 

By Tom Farmery For Mailonline

Published: 01:34 BST, 1 July 2018 | Updated: 01:34 BST, 1 July 2018

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It would be a 'national disaster' for Uruguay should Edinson Cavani miss their quarter-final tie against France, according to Sportsmail expert Martin Keown.

Cavani scored twice as Uruguay beat Portugal in the last-16 of the World Cup at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi.

But the 31-year-old forward was forced to leave the field in tears with the support of Cristiano Ronaldo after injuring his leg.

Edinson Cavani was helped off the pitch by Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday night

Edinson Cavani was helped off the pitch by Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday night

Cavani has scored three goals for Uruguay so far in Russia, and

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