sport news Griezmann expects Uruguay to play like Atletico and make World Cup ...

Antoine Griezmann is expecting France's World Cup quarter-final opponents, Uruguay, to have a game plan very similar to his club side.

Uruguay will line-up with two of Atletico Madrid's central defenders in Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez, and Griezmann will be tasked with helping to find a way past his club-mates if France are to progress to the semi-final.

Griezmann has surprisingly claimed Uruguay will make the game 'boring' despite likening their style to Atletico's and praised the influence Kylian Mbappe has had on the France side.

Antoine Griezmann expects Uruguay to play in a similar 'boring' style to Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann expects Uruguay to play in a similar 'boring' style to Atletico Madrid

'Uruguay will be like Atletico, they will take their time, fall, go to the referee,' Griezmann said.

'We will have to get used to that because the match will be boring and they will want to bring us into that.'

The 27-year-old also singled

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