The Colombian team ended its participation in the triple date of the South American Qualifiers in October with a rather complicated balance, since despite climbing to fourth position in the general table, it did not take advantage of its local condition to add triumphs and this could have serious consequences implications for the future.
As a visitor against Uruguay and as a local first against Brazil and then against Ecuador, Colombia added three consecutive draws without scoring or receiving goals, something unprecedented in the qualifying championship. The tricolor is tied with Uruguay in scoring with 16, however thanks to having an advantage of three units in the goal differential for and against, it rose one position.
Although both the draw against Uruguay and Brazil could be among the plans of coach Reinaldo Rueda, Equality against Ecuador could have serious repercussions, especially due to the calendar that both teams will have to face in the rest of the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
David Ospina was the great figure of the Colombian squad by avoiding goals in the three presentations, however the offense proved to have serious problems in the football generation. Both Luis Díaz and Luis Fernando Quintero were harshly marked, which did not allow options for forwards Radamel Falcao García, Duván Zapata, among others.
The next FIFA date is scheduled for mid-November, in which Colombia will have a difficult visit to an undefeated Brazilian team and then will have to host Paraguay in Barranquilla, who despite losing to Bolivia have a chance to fight for a quota. to the repechage.