The Chilean National Team was irrevocably defeated by Uruguay on the first date of the South American Qualifiers, an event that Facundo Pellistri took advantage of to highlight the top leaders of the national squad.
South America was completely paralyzed due to the onset of Qualifications facing the next World Cup that will take place in the United States, Mexico and Canada in 2026. Consequently, in recent days the first date of this new process was held, with different results.
One of the parties faced the Chilean National Team con Uruguay at the Centenario Stadium, where the team led by Eduardo Berizzo did not show a good level and suffered a difficult 3-1 defeat. Beyond the result, By making Pellistri one of the promising figures of the ‘Charrúa’ team, took the opportunity to talk about his opponent, pointing out that the score was shown because of the work done with Marcelo Bielsa and not because of the poor performance of the visitors.
“No, what will happen is that we are analyzing Chile. We know very well all the schemes that can be stopped and we also know their strengths and weaknesses. I think thanks to the training we did during the week, we are comfortable and we know our cards all the time. That was the strength of what was seen. Not so little in Chile, but how much we work during the week to fight it.“, he commented to AS Chile.
After that, the Manchester United player highlighted the number of arturo vidal during the engagement. “Yeah, obviously a player with that character and that trajectory always pushes emotionally.. And yes, thanks to Vidal’s change they improved, but obviously, as I told you, we know what Chile will do and the cards they have,” he added.
Likewise, the 21-year-old football player used the opportunity to praise the Colo-Colo player. “He’s a great player, a classy guy. He plays in the best teams in the world and at the best level, so from my side there is admiration“. However, it was not only the ‘King’ who received praise, as he also emphasized Alexis Sanchez. “Yes, obviously Alexis is a very attractive player, he likes one on one and he is very fast. It’s great to see him play and it’s a shame he can’t make it to Montevideo“, hill.
The future of ‘La Roja’
After falling on the ‘Celeste’, the Creole squad wanted to quickly turn the page, because it was located in eighth place in the South American Qualifiers standing table no extra points so a new defeat will cast doubt on the team and question the continuation of Eduardo Berizzo on the bench.
Regarding the next meeting, the ‘All Team’ preparing to receive the Colombian national team in it Monumental stadium. This crossing is scheduled for Tuesday September 12 starting from 9:30 in the evening and will be part of the second date of the qualification process.