Ricardo Gareca’s La Roja suffers defeat for the duel against Argentina

Ricardo Gareca’s La Roja suffers defeat for the duel against Argentina

Diego Valdés suffered a left calf injury that leaves him ruled out for the duel against the Albiceleste for the second date of the group stage of the Copa América.

Ricardo Gareca’s La Roja experiences its first defeat while thinking about the duel against Argentina in the Copa América. It is Diego Valdes who was injured at the end of the first half of the match against Peru.

As revealed by Dsports, the national midfielder He suffered a tear in his left leg and will therefore have to stop all competitive activity in order to recover from this illness. .

After the draw against Bicolor, Ricardo Gareca took the time to talk about the situation that affected the player. “Diego’s injury is unfortunate . Darío Osorio came on after a long period of absence due to injury. “He’s doing his best.”

Diego Valdés was injured during the duel between Peru and Chile for the Copa América. Photo: Photosport.

Of course, this is not the only situation that has affected Chile, since A fire threat hit the selected concentration hotel . Although the images published from the moment did not show the players, it was possible to see some supporters who had to leave the premises.

A bitter tie

After the match against Peru, La Roja players shared their impressions of what happened on the pitch. Among those who spoke, Claudio Bravo, who was self-critical. “We had to be a little more calm, as we did in the two friendly matches away from Chile, in the friendly match against Paraguay. . It also leads you to approach matches in a different way, not to collide too much with the rival while he is very physical and always presses you,” he expressed.

“They also deserve a lot of credit for opposing this sort of thing, for giving us a complex task. We agreed to stay calm. We were very rushed when it came to playing, but I think because of the way we work, the way we approach games, it gives you peace of mind for other games. “he added.

“What footballer does not want to face these challenges and all the matches at the South American level, whether qualifying, friendlies or the Copa Americas, are very competitive and balanced. An extremely special match is coming. We never give up and that’s remarkable. . We must regain our strength and face the next challenge,” concluded the goalkeeper.

For his part, Gabriel Suazo said that “a lot of us made mistakes with the passes. We didn’t do it and it could have cost us a lot of money. We now have to recover to face a final against Argentina. We want to beat them, even though we know they are a great team “.

Mauricio Isla, meanwhile, was planning the duel against Argentina. “Now comes a showdown with the world champion, we have faced them many times and we know how to attack them and how to defend ourselves. “, declared the double American champion.

He further recognized that equality reflected what was happening on the ground. “You have to be ready for anything. It’s always difficult to play against Peru, in the first half we had two chances and they did too, but the draw was fair,” he concluded.

La Roja must now prepare for the clash against Argentina, a duel which is scheduled for this Tuesday, June 25 from 9:00 p.m. in Chile at the Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey.

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Source: Latercera

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