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Lapadula and the more than 20 selected who would arrive without official matches to the duel against Colombia

Lapadula and the more than 20 selected who would arrive without official matches to the duel against Colombia

Lapadula and the more than 20 selected who would arrive without official matches to the duel against Colombia

The peruvian team faces a rather complicated scenario. It was to be expected that playing games of Playoffs in January it would bring inconvenience. The 2022 season has just started – or resumed – and in some countries there is still no activity. In this context, the ‘Blanquirroja’ is one of the most affected in the face of the challenges that are approaching and now more with the news that Gianluca Lapadula He is looking for a new team to take action again.

The Peruvian striker will be the big absentee in the match between Benevento and Monza this afternoon. This aroused surprise in the Italian and national environment, since Lapadula is the main goal card of the ‘Brujos’. However, coach Fabio Caserta explained that he decided to leave him out of the call because the forward’s intention is to leave the team.

. A few days ago I asked him his opinion again and he answered me the same thing “Caserta clarified.

It happens that Benevento’s ‘9’ is going through a perfect moment in Serie B. For that reason, they are looking for a better club to expose their talent. And there are options, but still nothing concrete.

Lapadula’s intention is to play in the highest category of Italian football; that is, in Serie A. In Italy it is already rumored that its three possible destinations are in Bologna, Cagliari and Sampdoria. Be that as it may, the forward of the Peruvian team must define his situation before the closing of the transfer market (January 31).


On January 28, the ‘Blanquirroja’ will have to visit Colombia for a key duel for the aspirations to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Then, on February 1, they will have to receive Ecuador in Lima in another momentous clash. Lapadula could reach both games without having played official games before, but it would not be the only one.

League 1 and MLS without action

Other news that has affected the peruvian team It is the inevitable postponement of the start of League 1 2022. Initially, the local tournament was going to raise the curtain on the new season on January 21; However, given the third wave of COVID-19 infections, it was decided that the contest would only begin on February 3.

Currently, the technical command of The Peruvian team has been working with a total of 17 players from League 1 with a view to friendly matches. Based on the individual performance against Panama and Jamaica, Ricardo Gareca will evaluate who he has for the final call for the Qualifiers. Although, in any case, there will be no official match that supports these players.

League 1 footballers in the national teamTeam
José Carvallo (Goalkeeper)academic
Angelo Campos (Goalkeeper)Alliance Lima
Gianfranco Chávez (Defense)Sporting Cristal
Jhilmar Lora (Defense)Sporting Cristal
Nilson Loyola (Defense)Sporting Cristal
Oslimg Mora (Defense)Alliance Lima
Christian Ramos (Defender)Alliance Lima
Aldo Corzo (Defense)academic
Renzo Garcés (Defense)Cesar Vallejo University
Josepmir Ballón (Steering Wheel)Alliance Lima
Jairo Concha (Steering Wheel)Alliance Lima
Christofer Gonzáles (Steering Wheel)Sporting Cristal
Horacio Calcaterra (Flyer)Sporting Cristal
Jesús Castillo (Flyer)Sporting Cristal)
Jefferson Farfán (Forward)Alliance Lima
Álex Valera (Forward)academic
Luis Iberico (Forward)Melgar

On the other hand, Peruvian MLS players also go through a similar situation. .

In that sense, Pedro Gallese (Orlando City), Alexander Callens (New York City), Edison Flores (DC United), Marcos López (San Jose Earthquakes), Yordy Reyna (Charlotte Football) and Andy Polo (Portland Timbers) They worked these last days with the Peruvian team as “guests”.

From the ‘Blanquirroja’ they managed the permits to the respective MLS clubs so that these players can be eligible in the upcoming friendlies, but the others will be able to mark their presence, but the rest of their league this month can take its toll on them.

Players from the local league and MLS will arrive without official activity for the match against Colombia |  Photo: @SeleccionPeru

Likewise, there are two other cases of inactivity in the ‘Blanquirroja’. For its part, Yes, the return of the national midfielder to MLS sounds strong.


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