Colombia defeated Venezuela early in qualifying. Although the first half was balanced and the national team was unclear in attack, Rafael Santos Borré scored in the second half and gave the national team the first three points on the way to the World Cup in Mexico, the USA, and Canada.
Luis Diaz was one of Colombia’s great figures in his debut with his speed and sacrifice. The Liverpool winger was replaced by Luis Sinisterra in the 86th minute, which was celebrated by the fans present at the Metropolitano de Barranquilla. Jhon Arias and Jorge Carrascal, other prominent players early in qualifying,
When will the Colombian national team play again?
The teams led by Néstor Lorenzo will visit Chile in a match equivalent to the second date of the South America qualifiers. The game will take place next Tuesday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Monumental de Santiago.
Despite the fact that the Conmebol stage was confirmed, the Monumental Stadium field would be evaluated after being impacted by the Bruno Mars concert in Santiago. “The game plan of the operations control always contains alternatives to situations of force majeure, which are not currently activated because the field is still being evaluated,” said the National Association of Professional Football of Chile.
With this game, Colombia completes its first double day trip to Mexico, the United States and Canada in 2026. The third date sees the national team return to Barranquilla to play Uruguay.