After a difficult game, Peru fell 5-4 on penalties to the Australian team at the Al Rayyan stadium for the World Cup playoff. After this painful result, the technical director of the selection, Ricardo Garecagave statements.
“They gave everything, it was an even game, difficult, with a closed score, it’s a shame we were eliminated on penalties, we wanted to win it during the game but we couldn’t. A crowd came, we couldn’t give them that joy and that hurts us “he declared.
Peru – Australia, summary
Australia qualified for the Qatar 2022 World Cup on Monday after 90 minutes of regulation time and 30 of extra time without goals, in which Awer Mabil scored the goal that defined the penalty shootout and Alex Valera wasted the last Peruvian option.
In the penalty shootout, Pedro Gallese dressed as a hero and saved Martin Boyle’s first shot from the Australians, but Argentina’s Boca Juniors player Luis Advíncula wasted his goal and later Valera killed any chance for the Incas.
Australia will play the World Cup for the sixth time and join Group D where the teams of France, Denmark and Tunisia are already paired.
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