QATAR: PERU TO FACE FRANCE IF….

South American nation Peru will face defending champions France at this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament on Qatari soil if they manage to scale through their inter-confederation playoff tie with the representatives from the Asian continent.

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Peru have a lot of work to do if they are to join the other qualified teams at the World Cup tournament in Qatar later this year and they are yet to know their opponents in the inter-confederation playoffs. The Peruvians will take on either Australia or the United Arab Emirates (USA) depending on who qualifies when the two Asian teams meet in two months time. The winner will also face Peru in the same month of June.
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PERU SET SIGHTS ON QATAR SPOT

Peru are in a good position ahead of the final two matches in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign from the South American region. Peru head into the final two matches in fifth spot which would be enough to qualify for the inter-confederation playoffs. An automatic spot is still a possibility for the Peruvians, but they have to finish in fourth spot at least to make this happen.


The first four teams in the South American region for the Qatar 2022 World Cup will qualify for the tournament automatically without having to go through the inter-confederation playoffs. The fifth team will have to navigate the inter-confederation playoffs to get to the Qatar 2022 tournament. Continue reading “PERU SET SIGHTS ON QATAR SPOT”

REVEALED: THE MATCH THAT MADE LIVERPOOL SIGN DIAZ

To the excitement of thousands of Liverpool fans, the Reds managed to secure a January winter transfer window signing after sealing a deal with Portuguese League giants FC Porto to bring winger Lucas Diaz to Anfield. Liverpool fans were clamoring for the club to sign new players in the attacking department especially because their two formidable attackers Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane were away on international duty with their respective national teams at the just-concluded African Cup of Nations tournament.

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Also, both Mane and Salah are already slowly reaching the end of their respective footballing careers and one other reason that fans wanted the club to sign new players is so that they would be getting long-term replacements for their brilliant superstars. Until he was signed by Liverpool, Diaz was already making headlines and attracting interest from a host of clubs across Europe. The likes of Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan, AS Roma, and some other unnamed clubs were monitoring his progress in Portugal but hardly did anyone make any concrete offer to Porto.
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PERU WORLD CUP SCHEDULE REVEALED

After 14 games in the South American qualifying section of this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament on Qatari soil, Peru are still in contention. The Peruvians have done well in the qualifiers for the World Cup 2022 tournament till date and they have played their way to one of the five spots required for qualification. The first four spots are for automatic qualification, while the fifth and final spot is for the inter-confederation playoffs.

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Peru have 17 points from 14 games and are away from the fourth and final automatic qualification spot on goal difference. Colombia are presently the recipients of the final automatic qualification spotwith 17 points from 14 games.
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PERU BOOST W/CUP HOPES WITH VICTORIES

Peru have given their World Cup 2022 hopes a big boost after they won their two qualifiers last month. Defeats to Bolivia and Argentina had threatened those World Cup qualification hopes in October, but they have been resurrected thanks to the victories over Bolivia and Venezuela in November.

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The Peruvians started the October qualifiers in the South American section with a 2-0 home win over Chile courtesy the goals from Christian Cueva and Sergio Pena either side of the interval and that took their points tally to 11 points from ten games, but they were still outside the top five places meant for qualification. The top four teams will automatically qualify for Qatar 2022, while the fifth team will have to navigate through the playoffs to qualify for the tournament.
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PERUTARGET WIN AGAINST BOLIVIA

Peru have the opportunity to return to winning ways when they take on Bolivia at home in their next World Cup 2022 qualifier later this month. Peru and Bolivia meet at the Estadio Nacional in the Peruvian capital of Lima next week Thursday.


The Peruvians have the chance to avenge the defeat suffered at the hands of Bolivia when the two teams meet again in the World Cup 2022 qualifiers from the CONMEBOL region later this month. Continue reading “PERUTARGET WIN AGAINST BOLIVIA”

PERU SUFFER HUGE DISAPPOINTING BOLIVIA DEFEAT

Peru suffered a big dent to their quest to bag one of the spots for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament after they were beaten by hosts Bolivia. The Peruvians lost 1-0 thanks to a late goal from the home team thus leading to a failed opportunity to close the gap on the top five teams on the South American standings as far as qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament is concerned.


Bolivia had recorded a solitary victory in their latest World Cup qualifying campaign before playing hosts to Peru at the weekend. At the end of proceedings, the Bolivians made it two wins thanks to the slender victory over the Peruvians. The Peruvian players were undone by a late goal from Ramiro Vaca. He scored with seven minutes remaining to win the three points for Bolivia. Continue reading “PERU SUFFER HUGE DISAPPOINTING BOLIVIA DEFEAT”

PERU PRESERVE UNBEATEN RUN WITH DRAW

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Peru were forced to a draw at home to Uruguay in their latest Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in the South American section to take their unbeaten run to two games.

The Peruvians have not tasted defeat in the latest World Cup qualifiers in two games with the last loss coming on matchday seven. Since Peru lost 3-0 at home to Colombia thanks to goals from Yerry Mina, Matheus Uribe and Luis Diaz, they have picked up four points from two matches via the away win over Ecuador and the home draw with Uruguay. Continue reading “PERU PRESERVE UNBEATEN RUN WITH DRAW”

PERU STRIKER NAMED MLS BEST PLAYER

Peru striker Raul Ruidiaz has been named the MLS Player of the Week for the 14th round of matches after his contribution in the colours of Seattle Sounders to the win over Austin FC at Q2 Stadium.

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The Peru international started the MLS clash with Austin FC on the bench due to a number of reasons ranging from fixture congestion to a depleted roster. Seattle Sounders boss Brian Schmetzer went with a youthful line-up but he had to call on the experience of Peru striker Ruidiaz off the bench to win the game. His goal gave Seattle Sounders a 1-0 away victory over Austin FC.
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COPA AMERICA: PERU EARN FIRST WIN

Peru have earned their first win at the ongoing Copa America tournament on Brazilian soil after they surprisingly defeated Colombia in their Group B clash in Goiania. The Colombians were favourites ahead of the game but the Peru players had other ideas as they denied their opponents the chance to move above leaders Brazil on the standings. A win over Peru would have taken Colombia above Brazil at the top of Group B.

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The Peruvians took a first half lead through Sergio Pena with his goal arriving on 17 minutes. The strike from Pena was the difference between the two sides at the break.
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