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Peruvian Advincula likely to replace Corzo at World Cup playoff
Auckland (New Zealand), Nov. 9.
Peruvian fullback Luis Advincula might replace Aldo Corzo in the first Peru-New Zealand FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoff match in Wellington this weekend.
In this sense, team coach Ricardo Gareca may pick Advincula to launch a better Peruvian attack, given the athlete's speed and power, which could be a threat to New Zealand's defense.
Advincula —who currently defends Mexican club Lobos BUAP— may reinforce Andre Carrillo's play zone.
As is known, Carrillo is one of the most feared Peruvian athletes by the All Whites due to his talent, unpredictable ability and speed.
If picked, Advincula would be part of the defense along with Miguel Trauco, Alberto
and Christian Ramos.
Yet, such decision is up to
since Corzo —who is known due to his commitment, style and strict compliance with rules— is a regular player in the Inca line-up.
The first leg of
Peru-New Zealand FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoff tie
will take place at Wellington's Westpac Stadium on November 11 at 4:15 PM (local time).
The return leg will be held at Lima's National Stadium (Peru) on November 15 at 9:15 PM (local time).
Following both clashes, it will be known —finally— if Peruvians return to a World Cup after 35 years.