In the run-up to the match against Argentina Selection, the technician of the selected Paraguay, the Argentinian Eduardo Berizzo, designed this list of 30 summoned:
Archers: Anthony Silva (National), Alfredo Aguilar (Olympia) Y Miguel Martínez (Cerro Porteño).
Defenders: Robert Rojas (River Plate), Juan Escobar (Cruz Azul), Fabián Balbuena (West Ham), Gustavo Gómez (Palmeiras), Junior Alonso (Atlético Mineiro), Omar Alderete (Hertha Berlin), Blas Riveros (Brondby), Alberto Espínola ( Cerro Porteño) Y Santiago Arzamendia (Cerro Porteño).
Flyers: Richard Sánchez (América México), Gastón Giménez (Chicago Fire), Matías Rojas (Racing Club), Alejandro Romero Gamarra (New York Bulls), Óscar Romero (San Lorenzo), Jorge Morel (Guaraní), Mathias Villasanti (Cerro Porteño), Angel Cardozo (Cerro Porteño) Y Rodrigo Rojas (Olympia).
Forwards: Ángel Romero (San Lorenzo), Hernán Pérez (Al Ahli Doha), Darío Lezcano (Juárez FC), Antonio Sanabria (Real Betis), Miguel Almirón (Newcastle United), Brain Samudio (Rizespor), Raúl Bobadilla (Guaraní) Y Sebastián Ferreira (Freedom). In this payroll was Andres Cubas but it was ruled out because he suffered an injury. Likewise, for the duel in front of the cast albiceleste He couldn’t be from the game because he must meet a suspension date. Regarding other complications from injuries, the journalist Marcelo burgos, he said in an interview with the radio program Beautiful game: “Paraguay had five or six low. The last were those of Vats Y Riveros who were players important”.
The Albirroja in its first days of the South American Qualifiers, tied in debut with Peru by 2 to 2 and then beat by 1 to 0 to Venezuela. Regarding the triumph over the Red wine, the defender of Palm Trees from Brazil, Gustavo Gomez, analyzed, in the press conference: “The group deserved a victory. In the previous match against Peru they tied us at the end of the game and today (for the match with the Venezuelan team) we suffer also (for the penalty rejected by Silva), having a game idea Y proposing victory was achieved ”. Then he highlighted: good Was to be protagonist the 98 minutes that the game lasted “.
He also assured: “The team it’s growing up in what the coach wants ”. In turn, he acknowledged: “The point to improve is the balls stopped“Consequently, the Paraguayan team has an attack proposal but suffers when situations are generated. Also facing this duel, the former coach of Students de La Plata, stated at a press conference: “Similar things can happen, fundamentally how we reduce spaces in defense, how we help each other by proximity and then how we attack, making the exception that no game is the same, the players are different, but to tactical or strategic level can serve us of value. Regrettably we have suffered some casualties, to which we send a lot of strength from our side, that they rehabilitate soon and know that the selection supports them from here”.
Furthermore, he commented: “Match the one-on-one, find the defensive response to the quality of your attackers, then imagine the tactical. We do not ignore the quality of our rival, but we also know that we are a very dynamic, very aggressive team, who knows how to make possessions long Y deep. We need to feel owners of the ball ”. Later, he noted: “To win a match we must be brave in the use of the ball, attack deep Y defend ourselves very well, do harm on the stopped ball. Every victory serves as an incentive to go looking for another triumph, so we will take it as a stimulus to be able to win the game ”.
Finally, at the beginning of the week, the Paraguayan footballers who joined the practices are: Antony Silva, Alfredo Aguilar, Miguel Martínez, Alberto Espínola, Santiago Arzamendia, Robert Rojas, Ángel Cardozo Lucena, Mathías Villasanti, Óscar Romero, Jorge Morel, Richard Sánchez, Darío Lezcano, Hernán Pérez, Ángel Romero, Raúl Bobadilla Y Sebastián Ferreira. Then they docked: Fabián Balbuena, Antonio Sanabria, Juan Escobar, Omar Alderete, Gustavo Gómez, Júnior Alonso, Braian Samudio, Miguel Almirón, Rodrigo Rojas Y Matias Rojas. In synthesis, the dream of the selected redhead for getting a good result in the stadium Alberto J. Armando it has already begun to be lived.