Knowing his classification to the quarterfinals where he will face Brazil, the Chilean team called up the player at the last minute Diego Valencia, who militates in the Catholic University of his country. He will play the remainder of the Copa América.
“The Communications Management of the Chilean Soccer Federation informs that the Technical Corps of the Chilean National Team summoned the Catholic University player, Diego Valencia for the final phase of Copa América 2021”, it could be read in the statement of the southern team in their social networks.
The decision of Martín Lasarte, strategist of ‘La Roja’, was decided by the call of this 21-year-old forward due to the constant injuries suffered during the championship.
For example, Alexis Sánchez and Guillermo Maripán are in trouble, even the latter will not be able to participate in the remainder of the continental competition.
Diego Valencia comes from scoring a goal last Saturday with the ‘crusaders’ against Deportes Iquique for the Chile Cup.
Let us remember that today the Chile selection It could be the rival of Peru in the quarterfinals of the Copa América 2021. This Monday the locations of Group A of the contest are defined.