Fernando Muslera placeholder image, Galatasaray goalkeeper, spoke with the press when he arrived in Uruguay to join the work of the National Team for the triple date of the South American Qualifiers. The goalkeeper of La Celeste said that the accumulation of matches in just a few days becomes difficult, “but it is always nice to come and play these kinds of matches”.
Muslera indicated that Uruguay may be close to qualifying for the 2022 World Cup if it continues on the same path as the last triple date, where it garnered seven points out of nine possible, and that they arrive “with all the enthusiasm and desire to get ahead. ”.
This triple date in particular presents a fixture with rivals of great weight: Colombia, Argentina and Brazil. “To qualify you have to win every game, it doesn’t matter what name you have up front. Undoubtedly, facing Argentina and Brazil, who are historic South American classics, is a plus, and every player would like to be in that situation “, he expressed.
Regarding the first match, against the coffee team, Muslera said that they know they have fast and skilled players, and they will wait to know what strategy Master Óscar Washington Tabárez devised to face them and reduce their virtues.
Asked about the last triple date, and the beautiful responsibility for the group to play without Edinson Cavani and Luis Suárez and get the results, Muslera said: “It is how beautiful Uruguay has, there is always a replacement at the height.”
“It is a source of pride for all those who have grown and are growing, who have been able to make their debut in these games or the previous ones, in the way they do, with the responsibility and at the height of playing this type of international game. I am proud as a Uruguayan to have this kind of teammate in the national team, ”he said.