The 1-0 defeat against Brazil in Sao Paulo took Colombia out of the direct qualification zone for the 2022 World Cup. This Tuesday, November 16, it will receive Paraguay forced to win, a result that it has not achieved in the last four games.
Now is when ties hurt. He added five in the last seven games against Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Ecuador. Even so, he climbed the table, however, they were insufficient to establish himself in the position table.
Light candles for Argentina to beat Uruguay tonight in Montevideo and in that way continue in the repechage zone. A celestial point, condemns her to sixth place.
His next rival will be Paraguay in the Metropolitan. Battered by the loss to Chile at home, he is almost eliminated with 12 points. Nor does he find solutions to get out of a streak of falls that ended the era of coach Eduardo Berizzo.
In addition to the lack of goal, Colombia has not won since September. He beat the Chileans 3-1 in Barranquilla with the already distant goals of Miguel Borja. One more slip would leave it up to other results in the absence of four dates for the closing of the Eliminatory.
“There are five games left to complete the goal of reaching Qatar. Now we have to go home to be with our people and face a difficult match against Paraguay. We must lift our spirits because we end up sad because of the way it was played. The way we fight on the pitch, we deserved a little more, but that’s football. We want to achieve a positive result that leaves us in the classified positions, “explained captain David Ospina.
The National Team responded under pressure with Rueda. He drew against Argentina in the last minute, stopped the leader’s winning series with 0-0 in October and thrashed Peru in Lima.
Against Paraguay the challenge multiplies. In addition to winning, you must win by a good amount to get out of -1 in the goal difference box. The duel is over. Returning to victory will define the World Cup.