At GOAL, we take a look at the challenges Eduardo Berizzo’s cast will face as the qualifying process begins against Uruguay in September.
After the initiation of Argentina in Qtie 2022the South American teams focus on the next qualifiers for the World Cup 2026which will take place in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
And, led by Eduardo Berizzo, La Roja will try to get to the top after being absent in the last two editions, as happened in Korea-Japan 2002 and Germany 2006. Note that out of 22 world cups, the national team was not present in 13. In the latest versionoh, the national team He was left without jousting after finishing in seventh place in the South American qualifiers with 19 points, seven less than last placed Ecuador.
The process that began Reinald Rueda and what culminated Martin Lasarte he registered a total of 5 wins, four draws and nine losses in 18 games played. In fact, it ended up as the third worst attack, surpassing only Venezuela and Paraguay in this entry. He converted only 19 goals, five of which were scored by Alexis Sanchezthe top scorer ofhe is representative Creole. also culminated as the third worst defense (equal to the Albirroja) achieved a total of 26 points.
For that nomination FIFA The number of participants rose from 32 to 48 and South America took six and a half places. That means the first six representatives qualify directly and one has to play the playoffs. It should be remembered that the tricolor will start with three points less due to the sanction received in the Byron Castillo case for alleged falsification of the player’s nationality.
First the CONMEBOL announced that the qualification process was supposed to start in March of the current year, but ended up that date will be used to play friendlies and the road to North America begins in September. there will beto three double dates in 2023 and the same number in 2024 and 2025, in addition to the resit day in 2026.
Earlier, yes, the Federation informed Chile’s return to the courts for this Monday the 27th in which it will be measured against its similar Paraguayan in preparation match. This, after playing against Poland and Slovakia for the last time.
In the case of the America’s Cup 2024 there will be a format change: the league will have 16 teams. Six more from CONCACAF are added to those of the South American Confederation. In this way, four zones of four teams each are created. It is held in the United States, home of the Centennial Cup that the national team won against Albiceleste.
At the moment, the former assistant of Bielsa has played 7 matches, all friendly, and his record is 5 losses and 2 draws, with 2 goals for and 8 against.
No official program of the 48th edition of this tournament.
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