During the Copa America Brazil 2019, the selection of Colombia It was one of those that exhibited the greatest maturity. Carlos Queiroz He had managed to impose the European style in the ‘coffee growers’ where the rigid game predominated, but at the same time maintaining the essential touch that characterizes them.
When it was believed that this performance would be transferred to Qualifying Qatar 2022, unfortunate for the interests of the northern country did not end up happening. Rather, quite the opposite: they have lost that exercise of ‘power’.
Colombia started the international tournament well after elaborating a 3-0 victory over Venezuela. Then, on their visit to Santiago, they came very close to taking all three points. Four units in the first two days were not negligible.
The challenge was to defend his home again against Uruguay, which came with many doubts, and seek the feat against the rejuvenated Ecuador. In both it fell dramatically, especially in the last ‘match’.
This earthquake has caused the stability of the Portuguese strategist to hang by a thread. The possibility of firing Queiroz has even been considered, however, as reported by Deportes RCN more than two million euros would have to be paid.
The upcoming double date will be momentous for the experienced coach. He will host Brazil on March 24, 2021, and will visit Asunción to face Paraguay on March 29, 2021.
Are there candidates to replace Carlos Queiroz in case they decide to fire him? The aforementioned source mentions that there are three options: José Pekerman, Reinaldo Rueda and Miguel Ángel Russo. We will see.