Injuries continue to conspire against the planning of the 2026 World Cup Qualifying matches.
The Colombian National Team confirmed that it lost another of its members after the 2-1 victory against Brazil last Thursday.
“The coaching staff of the Colombia Senior National Team is pleased to announce that the player Deiver Machado of RC Lens will not be able to continue in the squad due to physical discomfort that prevents him from being in full condition.”
“The medical department of the national team carried out the pertinent examinations and waited for the evolution of the player’s health status, confirming the injury suffered, a situation that was reported to the athlete’s club,” he added.
The statement does not say anything about a probable replacement: “coach Néstor Lorenzo, his coaching staff and the group of players wish Deiver Machado a speedy recovery, hoping that in the next opportunity he can be part of the Colombian Senior National Team again.” , he concludes.
Already in the last few hours, the departure from the concentration of Dávinson Sánchez, another player in the defense who still has no replacement, had been reported. More news on this matter is expected.