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That’s how Colombia approach the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand

That’s how Colombia approach the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand

ESPN.comJuly 11, 2023, 12:51 pmReading: 2 min.

Linda Caicedo is the best player of the Colombian national team.PA

The Columbia exam Qualified for the World Championships in Australia and New Zealand Thank you Good acting In America’s Cup 2022Where Took second place.

The Tricolor team put on their best performance in the tournament, signing an almost perfect group stage in which they finished unbeaten, adding 12 points to top the points table.

They beat Paraguay 4-2, Bolivia 3-0, Ecuador 2-1 and Chile national team 4-0. In this round he scored 13 goals and conceded just 3 goals. The team’s scorers were Montoya, Arias, Vanegas and Ramirez, both with two goals.

In the next round, in the semi-finals, Colombia faced Argentina in a very even contest that ended 1–0 in favor of the tricolor. Linda Caicedo At minute 63′. Team qualified for the finals without losing a game and with Qualifying for the World Cup is assured. His opponent in this last round BrazilFavorites and choose who came Took the title After The win was 1-0.

After finishing the Copa America, the Colombian national team began to prepare the team that will participate in Australia and New Zealand. 13 friendlies.

Tricolor set added Eight wins, three draws and two losses. In the first friendlies they won six in a row against Costa Rica (1-0 and 2-0), Paraguay (1-0 and 4-0) and Zambia (1-0 and 1-0). Then came a 1-1 draw against Costa Rica, a 1-0 win against Nigeria and a 1-1 draw against Mexico.

Then came two games against two European teams with a lot of history and chances to win the World Championship. First against France, a 5-1 loss, then against Italy, another loss but 2-1.

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Colombia’s last two games were against Panama. 2-0 win and 1-1 draw.

The Colombian national team is already in Oceania To further prepare their participation, where Will make his debut against South Korea on July 25. The team of players is very motivated and They hope to have a great championship.

“This World Cup will be historic for the category. It will be special in every way. We have two wonderful generations in our team and I think we owe a lot to this country.. I think we have a lot to give internationally. So I feel, in my heart, that it’s going to be an amazing World Cup. We are going to create history in that World Cup“, said Catalina UsmeOne of Colombia’s notes.