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Absence of Gianluca Lapadola On at least the first two double dates of South American qualifiers To the 2026 World Cup Juan Reynoso left and Peruvian national team Without the best football player and goalscorer that any team that aspires to qualify for the World Cup needs.
Without Cagliari’s ‘9’, Reynoso will have his first choice A Paulo Guerrero who comes with continuity at LDU in Quito We will trust again Raul RuidiazA striker who is severely questioned when wearing the two-colour shirt, but has the full support of the coach. The one who made his professional debut in a ‘U’ jersey.
Although the trust of many national team fans must be won again, For Ruidiaz’s confidence, it was important to get back in goal and he was able to do so in his last match before joining the Peru national team.
Against the Portland Timbers, “9” from the Seattle Sounders appeared in the ninth minute to score with a header and break a streak that had lasted nearly three months without being able to score at club level.
Although Paulo Guerrero appeared as a starter against Paraguay and Brazil, Ruidiaz will have opportunities and must take advantage of them in a double date that is very important for Peru’s aspirations to qualify for the 2026 World Cup.
And it’s no secret La Pulga is not having one of the best moments of his careerNothing would be more invigorating for Ruidiaz than getting back in goal with Peru –He accumulates a streak of more than five years without scoring for the national team– Thus restoring confidence and regaining the appreciation of lovers of both colors.
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