Lima, March 21, 2022Updated on 03/21/2022 01:06 pm
In Peru and Uruguay they already breathe the atmosphere of the Qualifiers. Therefore, in the prelude to this Thursday’s game (6:30 pm, in our schedule), the players who arrived in Montevideo commented on the duel against Ricardo Gareca’s team. Specifically, Giorgian De Arrascaeta gave his opinion on the strengths of Blanquirroja and focused on the work of Luis Advíncula.
“Peru is a team that has achieved many points away from home, it is neat, it knows what it is playing at. We will try to reduce the characteristics and apply our football “, expressed the Flamengo soccer player at the local airport. Then, the midfielder commented on the Boca Juniors man.
“Advíncula is a very physical, powerful player who spends a lot of time attacking”, said the 27-year-old athlete regarding an opponent he will cross on the field. Along the same lines, De Arrascaeta also spoke about the other side. “Both he (Advíncula) and Miguel Trauco are high-quality players”he added.
At another time, without providing more details, the man from ‘Mengao’ assured that there was a dialogue with the coach of ‘Celeste’ for the duel against Bicolor. “We have had the opportunity to speak with Diego (Alonso) and the group is focused on what they have to do against Peru”he told the Uruguayan press.
In closing, De Arrascaeta admitted that winning against Paraguay and Venezuela, on the last date, was vital to continue with options to go to Qatar 2022. “We knew we weren’t in a good situation because we hadn’t gotten the points we wanted and those six points we won have made us depend a little more on ourselves”sentenced.
The Uruguay midfielder started in the duel against the Peruvian team held last year in Lima. The player was the protagonist of the contest (he was on the field for 65 minutes), as he scored the goal for the visitors at the National Stadium. Meanwhile, Renato Tapia had been the author of the Blanquirroja conquest in the match that ended 1-1 on September 6.