An international friendly meeting between Peru and Chile that shall take place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida will see the La Blanquirroja trying to end a 4-game losing streak to their South American rivals.
Although Los Incas managed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, their 5th appearance has ended already after the group stage, where they suffered two defeats, to Denmark and France, before beating Australia in the third game. A poor performance in Russia has had a negative impact on Ricardo Gareca’s players who were outclassed by the Netherlands and Germany in international friendlies soon after the end of the final tournament.
Meanwhile, La Roja, who missed out to qualify for the World Cup, are yet to find their way out of a severe crisis that saw Reinaldo Rueda’s side failing to win four times in the previous five matches. Chile having been held to three draws in the past five games, while they lost once in the process. The 2-time Copa America champions are desperate to return to winning ways, and Rueda could hardly ask for a more suitable opponent than the struggling Peru side.
Miguel Araujo, Jefferson Farfan, Luis Abram, and Cristian Benavente are ruled out by injuries for Peru, with Veracruz midfielder Wilder Cartagena expected to fill the gap in the center of the park. As for Chile, Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez headlines a 24-man roster, with Benfica’s Nicolas Castillo expected to partner the former Arsenal forward in the final third.
24 October 2020 In-form West Ham United welcome Manchester City to the Olympic Stadium for an exciting Premier League showdown. The hosts have overseen a notable …Read More
25 October 2020 The two sides that have had identical returns from their last three Premier League matches (W2, D1) meet at St. Mary’s Stadium as …Read More
25 October 2020 Liverpool welcome out-of-sorts Sheffield United to Anfield, looking to rediscover their Premier League form after a rough few weeks. Fresh from a 1-0 …Read More
26 October 2020 After successful ventures in the Europa League midweek, Arsenal and Leicester City now engage in an exciting Premier League showdown at the Emirates …Read More
25 October 2020 Manchester United and Chelsea go head-to-head at Old Trafford for a massive, heavyweight Premier League showdown. Manchester United ran out 4-1 away winners …Read More