Uruguay vs Colombia: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview
Both entangled in the fight for two probably remaining capability places, Uruguay have Colombia in the South American World Cup Qualifying on Friday.
Driving their CONMEBOL partners by two - and two spots - in the table, La Celeste won't have any desire to surrender ground to one of their immediate opponents for a pass to Qatar 2022.
Uruguay's Edison Cavani commends scoring their first objective with Rodrigo Bentancur on June 29, 2021
Following a useful global period last month, when they got seven focuses from a potential nine in the restricting capability measure for the following year's World Cup, third-set Uruguay return to activity trying to tie down their status as top choices to qualify behind Argentina and Brazil.
Having attracted Peru and afterward serenely crushed modest Bolivia, the Celeste were 1-0 champs in a possibly unequivocal conflict with Ecuador, in which they were obligated to Gaston Pereiro's stoppage-time victor at Estadio Campeon del Siglo.
That upswing in fortunes was heartily invited by Oscar Tabarez's side, as a misfortune to Brazil and disillusioning draws with Paraguay and Venezuela in the past three games had imperiled their hang on a main four spot.
The amazing Tabarez had then seen his crew play out a goalless attract their Copa America quarter-last versus this present Friday's guests, where they eventually smashed out on punishments in the opposition's first knockout round.
As a group loaded with top-level European experience, Uruguay are currently expected to seal a fourth progressive finals place before the finish of the arduous South American qualifying series, which has just barely entered its second half after nine past adjusts.
Keeping under control one of their kindred competitors to make the following year's worldwide social event will be high among their objectives on Friday, likewise, with progressive outings to Argentina and Brazil coming up the following week, they won't have any desire to hazard dropping into the season finisher place for completing fifth - or in any event, passing up a great opportunity completely.
Colombia's Davinson Sanchez with colleagues after the match against Paraguay on September 5, 2021
Beating Chile in Barranquilla last month denoted the first success in four qualifying games for Colombia, who were among the top picks to advance toward the beginning of the mission. A quickfire twofold from striker Miguel Borja inside the initial 20 minutes gave La Tricolor a lead they could never give up, with a 3-1 triumph keeping them especially in the blend for programmed capability.
In front of the tenth round of installations in the CONMEBOL area, Colombia sits fifth in the standings and are locked together on focuses with Ecuador, who trail just on objective contrast.
Only two successes from their initial eight capability installations had put mentor Reinaldo Rueda under extreme tension, however the previous Ecuador and Honduras supervisor then, at that point, figured out how to guide his gifted crew to a spot on the platform at the Copa America, with an exemplary third spot finish in Brazil.
Resulting attracts away to Bolivia and Paraguay might have disappointed, however that triumph throughout the Chileans last break has supported any desires for arriving at a third consecutive World Cup finals, after a past shortfall of 16 years.
However, in spite of their shootout accomplishment against them in the late spring, Colombia were very much beaten by Uruguay last time they met in qualifying.
Back in November of last year, they capitulated to objectives from three of their adversaries' fearsome assaulting office, as Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and ascendant Benfica striker Darwin Nunez got in a 3-0 loss for Rueda's side.
In this way, they will manage the cost of their first rivals of the coming week's triple-header the greatest amount of regard - especially on home soil at Parque Central.