The joy and jubilation was left behind Colombia after coming back at home against Brazil by date 5 of Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. Now it’s time to turn the page and focus for your next encounter. visiting Paraguay in Asunción.
The present of his rival is not the most optimal path to the next World Cup, as it comes from a cold goalless draw against Chilewhich leaves it with five points added in the same number of games played. In them, he has barely been able to score a goal in what he was his only victory against Bolivia when he played at home.
The Guaraníes had to change coaches at the beginning of the World Cup qualification given the poor results of Guillermo Barros Schelotto. This led the Paraguayan Football Association to make official the linking of Daniel Garnero to straighten the path. So far, the latter has a win, a draw and a loss in the process.
See also: When was the last time Brazil and Argentina lost on the same day in Qualifiers?
Aside from its presence in the Qualifiers, Paraguay will have to face the match against Colombia with two losses on his payroll. The first, and eventually the most important, is his great figure: Miguel Almiron. The striker has not been able to recover from an injury suffered in the recent match Newcastleso he would be disaffected again in the ‘Albirroja’.
Besides, Robert Rojas will not be taken into account either after being expelled in the recent draw away from home against Chile, so Garnero will have to evaluate which player is best suited to make up for his absence in the defensive zone.
You may be interested in: Problems for Lorenzo: Colombia’s first loss against Paraguay confirmed
When will Paraguay and Colombia play?
The match between Paraguay and Colombia will take place this Tuesday, November 21, starting at 6:00 p.m. (Colombia time). The Guarani are close to the direct qualification zone for the next World Cup. However, their current goal difference It is a factor that for the moment is frustrating that possibility.
In other news
“My daughter’s life motivated me to run”