The tie 1-1 of the Peruvian team against Panama, left more than one conclusion. One of them is that the team of Ricardo Gareca you need a lot of specific players so that the red and white works. The gap between the starters and the substitutes is very large. That was noticeable from midfield onwards.
Few days left for the double date of the Qualifying for Qatar 2022 where the Peruvian team will face Colombia and Ecuador.
Almost half of the possible starting team for Playoff games are coming off preseason and others are on vacation. That is why Ricardo Gareca sought to hold these meetings.
For example, these friendlies are for the entire defensive zone to add minutes of play.
All of them have returned to play a highly competitive game after almost a month. To all of them, the lack of rhythm was seen. We didn’t see them like a few months ago when they were playing their leagues.
But what worried the most is the level of the players from the midfield forward.
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. It gives defenders a hand and is also the first pass to create danger. Without a doubt, he is the engine of the team.
Sergio Peña and Yoshimar Yotún are also two important elements in Ricardo Gareca’s scheme. The first has become that link that the strikers of the Peruvian team need. For his part, Yoshi’s presence remains vital, it is the watch of the bicolor.
The big problem for Ricardo Gareca is that both players arrive with few minutes to the match against Colombia. Sergio Pena is training with the Bicolor, but has not been able to play these friendlies and Yoshimar Yotún So far no team.
christian cave He has been showing a great level with the Peruvian team.
. The attacker gives a lot of offensive weight to the white and red. It’s a headache from the extremes, easily outmaneuvering your rivals one on one.
It is true that Alex Valera scored his first goal with the Peruvian team against Panama. But the presence of Gianluca Lapadula gives another plus to the Peruvian attack. In addition, he has more experience measuring himself against hierarchy rivals.