The official start of Eduardo Berizzo’s season in Chile was not easy. The national team fell 3-1 to Uruguay and raised doubts about the Qualification process that has just started. That’s why the game against Colombia on Tuesday appears to be a perfect revenge for the national team.
But people have little patience and a defeat against Colombia will fuel fans’ demands for a change in the process. Already in the first game, on social networks, the name of Ricardo Gareca, who is now without a club after his time at Vélez Sarsfield, became a trend.
The former coach of Peru, apparently, is the favorite of the fans to replace Berizzo, in an operation that in any case seems almost impossible due to the financial problems of the ANFP and also because of the subsequent commitments of the National Team is in hand. the corner.
But from Peru itself there are voices that agree with the voices of the fans and believe that Gareca is a good choice for Chile. One of them is Juan José Oré, a Peruvian forward from the 80s, who shone in our country with the Iquique shirt, who was the top scorer in the First Division in 1988.
Oré pointed out, in a conversation with RedGol, that “I believe that Ricardo (Gareca) has shown that he knows how to manage groups, he has a lot of experience and was in Peru, reached the World Cup and almost one second, he has all the parchments to do it.
“He is a good coach, a good player, so that the player gets out everything he has. Many players do not measure the discipline and he knows how to control it, to bring it in the best way, ” he added.
“He also communicates well with you, directly and has a good technical command. That’s important. It’s a good option for Chile, they can give it a chance,” said Oré, who as a player won two Universitario title, in 1974 and 1982.
When will Chile play Colombia?
After losing the debut against Uruguay, La Roja will play on Tuesday, September 12 against Colombia for date 2 of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. It will be played at Monumental from 9:30 pm
What is Chile’s formation against Colombia?
Chile plans to train against Colombia with Brayan Cortés; Matías Catalán, Gary Medel, Guillermo Maripan, Gabriel Suazo; Rodrigo Echeverría, Erick Pulgar, Arturo Vidal; Diego Valdés, Alexis Sánchez and Ben Brereton.