Colombia and Paraguay face each other today at the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in Barranquilla for Matchday 14 of the Conmebol 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The home side needs to add points to break the triple-tie with Chile and Uruguay in the standings. The three of them have 16 points right now. Here, you will find the expected lineups of both teams.

Los Cafeteros suffered a 1-0 away loss to leaders Brazil on Thursday. However, they will try to return to victory. Right now, they are fifth in the standings but they can win the fourth place on Tuesday if they get a good result. 

Meanwhile, Paraguay lost to Chile last time out in Guillermo Barros Schelotto's debut as new coach. It was their third loss in a row, and La Albirroja are now seventh in the table. They need to work if they want to climb positions.

Colombia’s starting eleven 

For Colombia, neither Wilmar Barrios nor Johan Mojica will be available for the match due to suspension for having five yellow cards. So, Reinaldo Rueda will have to come up with substitutes for them. 

So, Colombia's starting lineup against Paraguay will be: David Ospina; Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Davinson Sánchez, William Tesillo, Yairo Moreno; Jefferson Lerma, Jaume Cuéllar; James Rodriguez, Luis Díaz; Luis Muriel, Miguel Borja.


Paraguay’s lineup 

With Paraguay starting a new proccess under Barros Schelotto, the manager will try to work with different players to define the best starting eleven. Omar Alderete, who received a red card against Chile, is unavailable for this match. 

This will be Paraguay’s lineup against Colombia: Antony Silva; Juan Escobar, Fabian Balbuena, Gustavo Gómez, Junior Alonso; Mathias Villasanti, Andres Cubas, Matias Rojas; Miguel Almiron, Carlos Gonzalez, Braian Samudio.