The Peruvian national team confirmed two casualties on Tuesday to face Colombia on June 3, in the resumption of the match in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Argentine coach Ricardo Garica will not be able to count on the striker Edison Flores, Who plays for DC United in the United States, and who suffered a torn hamstring in his left leg.
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Flores, one of the most prominent players in the Peruvian ranking for Russia 2018, was forced to retire four minutes after the match that DC United lost 1-0 to Philadelphia, which corresponds to the seventh day of the Major League Soccer.
This is a severe setback for Flores, who has already been banned from playing the first four days of the qualifying rounds due to travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus. Christopher Gonzales Sporting Crystal was also excluded, for unspecified health reasons.
Instead of Flores and Gonzalez, Garica summoned Arias, of Cinciano de Cusco, and Alexis Arias, of Melgar de Arequipa.
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After four dates, Peru is penultimate in Qatar 2022 qualifiers with just one point.
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