The teams from Peru and Australia faces will be seen this Monday in Doha, during the playoff match of the penultimate quota for the World Cup in Qatar 2022. A crucial duel in which the “Blanquirroja” dreams of repeating the exploits of Russia 2018, when he returned to a World Cup event after 36 years of scarcity.
The game is a repeat of the third game of the World Cup group stage four years ago, when the “Rímac” team defeated the “Socceroos” and got all three points of the game.
At the Ahmed bin Ali stadium in Rayán, the Peruvians will have to overcome the high temperatures of the Qatari capital, where they arrive having finished fifth in the table of the South American Qualifiers and with the desire to play their second consecutive World Cup.
In 2018, They also had to go to the playoffs. On this occasion, it was a home and away game against New Zealand.
Despite the absence of veterans Jefferson Farfán and Paolo Guerrero, the Inca national team’s top scorer, Ricardo Gareca’s side will enter the pitch in high spirits, having beaten New Zealand 1-0 in a friendly match played in Barcelona and recover two fixed titles such as Luis Advíncula and Renato Tapiawho are recovering from their physical ailments.
Also in the two-tone box will be the goalkeeper Pedro Gallese and, in front of the rival goal, the attackers André Carrillo, Christian Cueva and Gianluca Lapadula, emblem of the team led by the “Tiger”.
To get the ticket in the ranking, Gareca will become the first coach by taking Peru to two consecutive World Cups, as the Blanquirroja achieved in 1978 and 1982, but with different technical commands.
For the Australian team, an eventual victory in Doha, which will define which team will go into Group D, where France, Denmark and Tunisia are already located, would give them a bye to their sixth World Cup.
The Oceania team will have names like that of goalkeeper and captain Mathew Ryan and Ajdin Hrusticwho militate respectively in the ranks of the Royal Society of Spain and Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany.
Peru: Pedro Gallese, Luis Advíncula, Carlos Zambrano, Alexander Callens, Miguel Trauco, Renato Tapia, Yoshimir Yotín, Sergio Peña, André Carrillo, Christian Cueva and Gianluca Lapadula.
Australia: Mathew Ryan, Nathaniel Arkinson, Kye Rowles, Bailey Wright, Aziz Behich, Jackson Irvine, Ajdin Hrustic, Aaron Mooy, Martin Boyle, Craig Goodwin and Mathew Leckie.
The duel between Peru and Australia It will be played this Monday, from 2 p.m. of our country, and you can follow it with AlAireLibre.cl virtual dashboard.
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