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- Updated: August 1, 2012
Stuart Pearce’s men only need a point to progress, but with the aim to win their group a significant one, three points is the target as Team GB looks for a second successive victory.
After a frustrating time against Senegal in the first game – Great Britain were restricted to a 1-1 draw – many were questioning how excited they could get about football at the Olympics.
However, after the 3-1 win over UAE on Sunday, there was plenty to discuss in a positive light. First of all, Wembley was packed out with passionate supporters and secondly, Team GB played an attractive brand of football.
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It wasn’t the perfect performance, but three goals and three points appear to have ignited their Olympic campaign. Now it is all about going from strength to strength in the next few games, starting against Uruguay on Wednesday.
After plenty of criticism for not picking David Beckham, Stuart Pearce can also be delighted with how two of his three overage played have performed. Both Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy have led by example and been influential in the two games.
Now, they need to do the same on Wednesday against a dangerous Uruguay team. With Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in the ranks, they have a lot of attacking threat and the home defence will need to be on top form.
With this game being played at the Millenium Stadium, it should be extra special for captain Giggs and he will hope to lead his team into the knockout stages as the winners of the group.
The atmosphere should be fantastic for this third and final group game and with Uruguay also targeting the result they need to qualify; it should be a tremendous contest.