News

Chile ran possible world cup miss by successful complaint to FIFA and BAG

Paradoxically, it is a victory for the green table at the base of the switch-off.

The Chileen Jorge Valdivia frustrated © Belga

Chile is next summer, not at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. A 3-0 defeat against Brazil, did two-time Copa America winner Tuesday the tie – Chile tumbled on the last day of the third to sixth place in the South American kwalificatiezone (CONMEBOL).

Paradoxically, it is a victory for the green table at the base of the switch-off. After the 1-1 draw in the kwalificatieduel against Bolivia on 6 september 2016, was the Chilean bond to the FIFA and the International Sporttribunaal BAG stepped on because Bolivia is a player, the Paraguay-born defender Nelson Cabrera, unlawful would have drawn. The FIFA and the BAG gave Chile the same and knew La Roja two extra points. Cabrera had five days earlier, however, also played a role in the contest of Bolivia against Peru. That match won Bolivia 2-0, but Peru got the victory and three points later assigned.

In the final of the South American kwalificatiezone totaling Peru and Chile both have 26 points. Peru has, however, a better doelpuntensaldo and should, therefore, as a fifth the barrages to finish against New Zealand, while Chile is disabled.

In theory, it would be Chili without the complaint with 24 points as the fifth ended with a point for Peru.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular