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Carlos Cáceda analyzed Peru’s 1-0 win over Bolivia and his return to the Peruvian national team

Carlos Cáceda established himself as Pedro Gallese's first substitute in the national team (Movistar Deportes).
Carlos Cáceda established himself as Pedro Gallese’s first substitute in the national team (Movistar Deportes).

Carlos Caceda started in Peru’s 1-0 win over bolivian this Saturday, November 19, 2022. Despite the fact that he was a regular summoned by Ricardo Garecathe goalkeeper of FBC Melgar waited for his chance because Pedro Gallese He is the usual starter.

The duel against the ‘green’ meant his return to the ‘bicolor’ since 2018. This return to the goal of the national team, after 5 years, left the goalkeeper quite happy, who hopes to have more chances with Juan Reynoso.

“Each player contributed a grain of sand to take us the victory, I think that everyone wants to want to be there, it is an opportunity that the teacher gives us and we have taken advantage of the opportunity. I am very happy to return to the national team, I take everything calmly, I first try to work hard in the championship, that things go well for me and the team and wait for a call-up, “he told Movistar Deportes.”

The national goalkeeper kept his clean sheet against the ‘green’ in a friendly. (Video: Movistar).

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The 31-year-old goalkeeper was also pleased by the number of people who went to the UNSA stadium in Arequipa, a venue where he feels at home, since it is where the ‘Domino‘ plays at home: “I didn’t expect less, I expected this reception from the people of Arequipa”.

This victory for the ‘Bicolor’ was very special for caceda, since he had the opportunity to be captain of the Peruvian team for the first time in his career. This happened after leaving christian cave, who also debuted with the tape on his arm. After the departure ofAladdin‘, the ‘Panther‘ He remained the team’s most experienced player and for the last 30 minutes he was the leader of this new generation of Peruvian soccer players.

Let’s remember that, Carlos Caceda made his debut in the red and white goal in 2016 in a 3-1 victory over The Saviorbut his acid test came in 2017, when he replaced an injured gallese in matches before Ecuador in Quito Y bolivian in Lima for the qualifiers for Russia 2018, matches in which he responded with great confidence.

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His last match with the ‘Bicolor‘ had been in the 3-1 victory over Iceland on March 28, 2018 in a friendly prior to the world Cup. With today’s match, he reached 7 matches with the senior team. In minors he had a presence in other tournaments such as the South American Sub 20 of 2011 and the Pan American Games Lima 2019.

The victory of the peruvian team 1-0 over bolivian in Arequipa It meant the debut of 5 players in the ‘Bicolor’. Those who received the opportunity to Juan Reynoso were Paolo Reina, Roberto Villamarin, Piero Quispe, Yuriel Celi Y Percy Lisa. In a press conference, “Cabezón” made it clear that he plans to increase the universe of players who can be called up to face the Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.

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