Peru vs Chile: without Arturo Vidal, the 'red' squad list for the 2026 Qualifiers

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Eduardo Berizzo, coach of Chile, called up 24 players from abroad to face Peru - Credit: Getty

The South American Qualifiers for the World Cup 2026 They will continue in October with the third and fourth dates of the qualifying process. One of the most striking meetings will be the one held Peru and Chili in Santiago for a new edition of the 'Pacific classic'. In that sense, the coach of the 'red', Eduardo Berizzo, made official a list of 24 foreign footballers. The absence of the Athletico Paranaense midfielder stands out, Arturo vidal.

As recalled, the 'King' suffered an injury in the match against Colombia for the second day of the contest organized by Conmebol, having to be removed on a stretcher and transferred by ambulance that same night. Only two days later he had to undergo surgery on his knee, so his presence to measure himself against the 'white-red' and Venezuela I was in doubt. However, with the payroll released this Friday, September 29, any possibility was ruled out.

However, this is not the final squad that the Argentine technical director has in mind, since in the final part of the publication made on social networks, it is announced that in the coming days the local league players who will be announced will be announced. will join the work of 'Toto'.

The chosen roster includes only one goalkeeper, eight defenders, eight midfielders and seven attackers. The most notable names are the defender Guillermo Maripanthe frills Gary 'Pitbull' Medel and Charles Aranguizas well as the forwards Ben Bereton and the 'Wonder child' Alexis Sanchez.

Archers: Gabriel Arias (Racing Club)

Defenses: Matías Catalán (Córdoba Workshops), Paulo Diaz (River Plate), Rodrigo Echevarria (Hurricane), Thomas Galdames (Godoy Cruz), Benjamin Kuscevic (Coritiba), Guillermo Maripan (AS Monaco), Nayel Mehssatou Sepulveda (Kortrijk FC) and Gabriel Suazo (Toulouse)

Frills: Williams Alarcon (Hurricane), Javier Altamirano (Students from La Plata), Charles Aranguiz (Porto Alegre International), Gary Medel (Vasco da Gama), Felipe Mendez (CSKA Moscow), Marcelino Nunez (Norwich City), Erick Pulgar (Flamengo) and Diego Valdes (America club)

Fronts: Ben Bereton (Villareal), Victor Davila (CSKA Moscow), Juan Delgado (Sheffield Wednesday), Felipe Mora (Portland Timbers), Dario Osorio (FC Midtjylland), Diego Rubio (Colorado Rapids) and Alexis Sanchez (Inter de Milan).

Chile presented a list of 24 summoned from abroad for matches with Peru and Venezuela for the 2026 Qualifiers - Credit: La Roja
Chile presented a list of 24 summoned from abroad for matches with Peru and Venezuela for the 2026 Qualifiers - Credit: La Roja
Eduardo Berizzo called up 24 players for the third and fourth dates of the 2026 Qualifiers - Credit: La Roja
Eduardo Berizzo called up 24 players for the third and fourth dates of the 2026 Qualifiers - Credit: La Roja

The premiere of the contest that offers six and a half places for the World Cup in Canada, the United States and Mexico 2026 It was not very favorable for the country of the 'lonely Star'since he only managed to add one point versus Uruguay and Colombia.

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