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Peru World Cup 2018 squad list and team guide

Here we take a look at Peru's World Cup squad and the other things it will be handy to know about the Group C challengers. Peru's World Cup squad - the 23 names 23-man final squad: Goalkeepers: Pedro Gallese (Veracruz), Carlos Caceda (Deportivo Municipal), Jose Carvallo (UTC). Defenders: Aldo Corzo (Universitario), Luis Advincula (Lobos Buap), Christian Ramos (Veracruz), Miguel Araujo (Alianza Lima), Alberto Rodriguez (Atletico Junior), Anderson Santamaria (Puebla), Miguel Trauco (Flamengo), Nilson Loyola (Melgar). Midfielders: Renato Tapia (Feyenoord), Pedro Aquino (Lobos Buap), Yoshimar Yotun (Orlando City), Paolo Hurtado (Vitoria Guimaraes), Christian Cueva (Sao Paulo), Edison Flores (Aalborg), Andy Polo (Portland Timbers), Wilder Cartagena (Veracruz). Forwards: Andre Carrillo (Watford), Raul Ruidiaz (Morelia), Jefferson Farfan (Lokomotiv Moscow), Paolo Guerrero (Flamengo) Peru's World Cup 2018 fixtures Denmark: Saturday, June 16 at 5pm France: Thursday, June 21 at 4pm Australia: Tuesday, June 26 at 3pm Peru's World Cup record World Cup record: Peru What odds are Peru to win the World Cup? 200/1 The kits See where Peru's shirts ends up in our ranking of all 64 World Cup shirts below: World Cup kits ranked Who's the coach? Former Argentina and Boca Juniors striker Ricardo Gareca who took charge in 2015 and has guided them to the Holy Grail, a first finals appearance since 1982.  Who's the star? Paolo Guerrero, who won a last-ditch legal appeal to play at the World Cup despite being suspended for doping, or his nimble, powerful wing man, Lokomotiv Moscow’s Jefferson Farfan, once of PSV and Schalke. Peru's legion of fans will make plenty of noise following their team Credit: REUTERS Best thing about them A distinctive style in this Identikit World Cup - Gareca has restored the short, rhythmical passing and ball-hogging veneration of possession of the great Peru sides of the past. Worst thing about them They lack an experienced striker as back up to Guerrero. If he understandably lacks sharpness after his enforced lay-off, Gareca will improvise with skilful wingers through the middle who may find it difficult to hold the ball up. You may recognise… The capricious Andre Carillo, who spent last season on loan at Watford’s United Nations, and is known as ‘the Snake’.  Cameramen will be picking out...   Bouncing fans clad in those gorgeous red sash shirts and bouncing up and down with such vigour they have triggered earthquake warnings in the past. Fans' favourite chant ‘Peru, Peru, Peru, Peru’ with the emphasis on the second syllable. On-field prediction Become the darlings of the chin-strokers by reaching the last 16 with nerveless panache. Off-field prediction Make Russia shake with incessant, joyful pogoing. Full 2018 World Cup squad lists and guides | Star to watch, odds, fans' chants and more WorldCup - newsletter promo - end of article

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