A world without Luis Suarez ni Jose Maria Gimenez? For many, a World Cup event is unimaginable without the presence of the several times world champion Uruguay, a squad that has some of the best players on the planet, including among them the two players of the Atlético de Madrid.

Well, it is a situation that can become a reality due to the worrying situation the selection of Uruguay. The team of the two colchoneros was beaten 3-0 by Bolivia in the 3,640 meters of altitude of Peace and was with only 16 points in the seventh place of the classification for Qatar 2022, in the zone CONMEBOL. The Andean team placed eighth with 15 points.

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The team of Luis Suarez and Gimenez accumulates four defeats in the same number of matches played between October and November, in the last two breaks. In addition to today’s 3-0, on Friday he succumbed to Montevideo by 0-1 before Argentina, which on October 10 thrashed her 3-0, and on October 14 she was run over 4-1 by Brazil. In the last five games he has only added one point, against Colombia, and only scored one goal. According to data from Alexis Martin on Zero Wave, is the worst number of goals and points of the Uruguayan team in the World Cup qualifiers in its history.

Despite the bad balance, the coach, Oscar Washington Tabárez, in office since March 2006, said after the game that he does not intend to throw in the towel.


What’s ahead Uruguay? The team of Suarez and Gimenez he is seventh, with 16 points, the same as the sixth classified, Chile. The good news is that Uruguay it is only one point from the fourth position it occupies right now Colombia, with 17 points, the same as Peru, which is fifth. In the zone CONMEBOL from all world the first four classified while the fifth plays the repechage against the representative of Oceania.

The calendar ahead of Uruguay it is as a visitor before Paraguay (January 2022), at home before Venezuela (January); against Peru on Montevideo (March 2022) and will finally conclude before Chile, at home (March 2022).

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Atlético de Madrid footballer Saúl Ñíguez, in a match with Chelsea, a club in which he is on loan.

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Matheus Cunha and Rodrigo De Paul, Atlético de Madrid players, in Argentina-Brazil.