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The selection of Brazil driven by Tite, already classified to the next World Cup in Qatar, you will receive Paraguay, in charge of Guillermo and Gustavo Barros Schelotto, a team that needs a victory to continue in the race in the playoffs South American The match will be played this Tuesday at the Governador Magalhães Pinto Stadium, known as the mineirão, from 9:30 p.m., and will be broadcast by the TyC Sports 2 signal.

The 1-0 loss suffered against Uruguay at home on the last date left the Guarani team in a critical situation regarding their chances of traveling to Qatar. They are currently located penultimate in the table with 13 units, six less than the Uruguayan team, in the intercontinental playoff position, and seven points behind Peru, the last team located in direct classification positions, with three games remaining.

One of the biggest problems that the team led by the former Boca coaches will have to overcome is their lack of goals: accumulate five consecutive games without scoring, including the first three meetings of his term. Barros Schelotto emphasized this negativity in his press conference: “We conceded a goal and it seems that the game is over. We must change that”.

Gustavo Gómez, captain of the Paraguayan team, was sent off against Uruguay and will not be able to be in the key match against Brazil.
Gustavo Gómez, captain of the Paraguayan team, was sent off against Uruguay and will not be able to be in the key match against Brazil.DANIEL DUARTE – AFP

Brazil, on the other hand, is in a completely opposite place. Having achieved their classification in November last year, with their 1-0 win against Colombia, the greenyellow took a squad with some rotations to play this FIFA date, allowing the returns of footballers like Philippe Coutinho, recently transferred to Aston Villa, Y Dani Alves, who returned to Barcelona and even had to enter the last match, due to the expulsion of Emerson Royal.

In terms of casualties, in addition to the aforementioned suspension of Royal, the absence that most afflicts the canarinha Its the Neymar, who has not yet been able to return from his ankle injury suffered in November, so Tite will continue to have Raphinha Y Antony, the skilful wingers of Leeds Y Ajax respectively, to replace it. On the Paraguayan side, the Barros Schelotto they decided not to summon the brothers Ángel and Óscar Romero, without a club since they left San Lorenzo in August, but this time they will not be able to count on Gustavo Gómez either, their captain, who was also sent off for a double yellow card in the defeat against Uruguay.

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