The coach of Paraguay, the Argentine Guillermo Barros Schelotto, said this Tuesday that it is not the time to analyze what happened so far in the South American qualifiers, but that we must put the focus to be in the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
This is how he held it at a press conference prior to his premiere on the Paraguayan bench, against Chile at dawn from Thursday to Friday (Spanish time) at the Defensores del Chaco stadium.
“We are in an instance where we have six games and define our world future or not. Going back is useless, today we do not have the time to think about what happened, we still have this, Let’s be positive, let’s support the players, to this group and let’s try to beat Chile. It is the first step we have to take, “said Barros Schelotto.
Barros Schelotto pointed out that he will not be able to give the team an idea of the game due to the few training sessions he has directed, but that they will prepare for “face each rival” and go for victory.
“I see them well, the attitude was very good with which they have arrived. It is a strong group that knows that Thursday is the first final (…) It gives me great joy to see that in the players, the reception and the strength, “said the former Boca coach.
Paraguay will face Chile at dawn from Thursday to Friday and then he will visit Colombia. Currently, Albirroja has 12 points and is in eighth place in the standings, led by Brazil. The first four qualify for the World Cup and the fifth will play the repechage.