The historical Peruvian player spoke about the current situation of the Chilean national team and anticipated the match against Rimac.
There is only one day left when Chile will face Peru for the third date of the 2026 World Cup qualification . Everyone needs the three points to get past the first two dates in which they lost to Uruguay and then did not overcome the draw against Colombia.
The Pacific classic is gradually beginning to warm up. With several controversial sayings from the Peruvian press, as well as from Russian historians. For this reason, good weather is expected at the Monumental Stadium, where the duel will take place.
And this Wednesday, Nolberto Solano spoke in a conversation with TNT Sports. The historical Peruvian player, who has participated in this game several times in the past, analyzed the present of La Roja and talked about the end of the Golden Generation.
Nolberto Solano spoke about the end of the Golden Generation
Berizzo is a good coach who has to deal with this difficult moment. It will be difficult to understand this change and this process, because this beautiful generation, which made them moments of success, has already entered the exit process, which is natural for football, he stressed.
We will not demand the same energy as 10 years ago from Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sanchez and Gary Medel, who are still surviving in their national team, A7ol added.
They had this beautiful generation that started with Marcelo Bielsa and Jorge Sampaoli, but when you have this scenario, you always think that you are going to have a young team, and there comes a time when you don’t have it and that happens in football, the Peruvian star stressed.
It will certainly be a game where the two needs are known, it will be very protected and where the risks of both teams will be low and it will be very close because both want to win, added Solano, who knew how to defend his country 95 times. .
Finally, he analyzed the gift of the Peruvian team. It will certainly be a game where the two needs are known, it will be very protected and where the risks of both teams will be low and it will be very close because both want to win, he stressed.
You do not need to trust yourself, because there are a lot of good options and they will be very difficult. This format gives hope to everyone and, with the exception of Argentina and Brazil, who are leaving, they are all candidates to qualify, he concluded.
It should be remembered that Solano was one of the great figures of Peruvian football in the 90s. during his career, he played for Boca Juniors before making the leap to the Premier League, where he played for Newcastle, Aston Villa, West Ham, among others.
When will Chile play Peru?
The Chilean national team will play against Peru in our country this Thursday, October 12, at 9 am. It will be the penultimate match of the third qualifying round, which begins with Colombia-Uruguay, Bolivia-Ecuador, Argentina-Paraguay and ends with Brazil-Venezuela.
What is the official history between Chile and Peru on national territory?
In class A matches, Chile managed to beat Peru 29 times at home, with only five draws and two defeats. These two, yes, performed in friendly matches. The first was in 1954 with a score of 4: 2, while the second fell in 1985 with a score of 2: 1.