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I though the all-knowing ISP football "experts" predicted CQ would not last a month in Colombia. What happened? Apparently, after the Argentine game, he is treated like a god.

Oh well. So much for our resident "experts". Here is a hint for you guys: At least, play the game once or twice, before you start blabbing about it.
Is he still the God? Just wondering!
 

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Is he still the God? Just wondering!
Not sure. You should check with Colombians. But in general, the Colombian soccer fans are a wee-bit, just a wee-bit, more knowledgeable than the experts here. Some of them have actually played the game a couple of times!!!
 
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Carlos Queiroz tasked with kicking Colombia's bad habit after Copa America exit

Los Cafeteros failed to take advantage of their promising start against Chile in the quarter-finals to fail once again on the big stage
Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz must shoulder the blame for his side's Copa America quarter-final exit to Chile. EPA
Like Maurizio Sarri and his 60 cigarettes a day, Colombia have a bad habit. Los Cafeteros, the so-called People of Coffee, have developed a tendency to fail on the big stage; to find a way to lose even when everything is in their favour.
In the 1990s, with the great Carlos Valderrama and Faustino Asprilla in their ranks, they never got past the last 16 at a World Cup; they never reached a Copa America final, falling instead at the semis three times in succession. When Colombia finally did become champions of South America in 2001, rather than build on the success, they followed it up by failing to qualify for a World Cup for more than a decade.
Their performances at the 2014 and 2018 global showpieces have helped optimism slowly bubble back up again. Eighteen goals across the two tournaments proved their traditional attacking play was not an issue, but a surprise loss to Japan last summer, and the ease with which they conceded chances in other ties, suggested a defensive frailty that needed to be addressed.
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Enter Carlos Queiroz. Recruited from Iran after January’s Asian Cup, the former Portugal, Real Madrid and UAE manager left Tehran with a record of 100 games and only 60 goals conceded.
His ability to organise a defence was seen as the missing piece of the Colombian puzzle, and the early indicators suggest he is getting his message across.
Yet on Friday night against Chile, Queiroz’s hotly tipped Colombia found a way to fail once more.
There has been criticism of this year’s Copa America being too sanitised; too clean and corporate. For domestic league matches, the streets outside stadiums such as the Mineirao and Maracana tend to be a chaotic mixture of expletive-laden chants, chargrilled meats and chilled drinks being served out of makeshift ice buckets.
This month though, with local organisers implementing a Fifa-style perimeter ring inside which only ticket-holders are allowed, the approach to some lesser matches has felt more funereal than fanatical.
This was not one such match. Perhaps it was because Argentina had set up a semi-final with Brazil earlier in the day, but it felt as if, finally, the Copa America had awoken from its slumber.
The approach to Arena Corinthians saw the local metro turn into a sea of yellow and red shirts, while inside the stadium, banners and flags unfurled. The Chilean anthem continued into its second verse as has become tradition in recent years.
Queiroz had called the match an “anticipated final” and such was the traffic in Sao Paulo, kick-off was delayed to allow not only more fans to arrive but also the Chile team’s bus.
Colombia were the only team to collect maximum points during the group stage and did so without conceding a single goal, yet despite keeping another clean sheet against the Chileans, they still managed to exit at the quarter-final stage for a third time in four iterations.
An exhausting, emotional 5-4 defeat on penalties left Queiroz philosophising that “shootouts are more dependent on God’s will than our will. It has been like this for ever and will remain so”.
The Portuguese coach added: “Our team played four great matches. We have not lost a single game; not conceded a goal. We only lost a shootout. It’s a very hard way to leave a competition, but somebody has to lose and somebody has to win. Unfortunately for us, Chile won.”
It was a defeat for which Queiroz must shoulder the blame. With a day’s more rest and against the oldest side at the tournament, Colombia threatened to run rampage early on. Yet for all their early verve and newfound defensive stability, they managed just one shot on target.
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Alexis Sanchez celebrates his winning penalty against Venezeula with Chile teammates. Reuters
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Chile, meanwhile, breached David Ospina’s otherwise unbreachable goal twice, only to see VAR rule both strikes out.
Captain Radamel Falcao, ineffective once more, stayed on the field for 77 minutes before eventually being hooked. It was too little too late though, and to suggest Queiroz and Colombia were deserving of anything more than they got would be a difficult claim.
Chile, the reigning champions, progressed when Alexis Sanchez calmly slotted home the winning penalty after left-back William Tesillo had missed the target.
“I am the one responsible for the final result,” Queiroz said. “We need to create a more steady team and solid identity, but Colombia are in an uptrend now and it will continue. I do believe that. It has been a step forward. We are now able to go toe-to-toe with Chile, the champions. I see a very promising future.”
This is not blind optimism. Queiroz has clearly created a more structured defensive system and while the team now appears unbalanced and lacking at times in attack, time is on their side to sort the issue.
Centre-half pairing Yerry Mina and Davinson Sanchez are just 24 and 23 respectively, while James Rodriguez will turn 28 next month. The Copa America will not only return next summer, but will be shared between Colombia and Argentina.
The last time Colombia hosted the tournament, they won it for the first and only time: six wins from six and not a single goal conceded. It is the kind of campaign Queiroz will dream of replicating.
Fortunately for him, he has another 12 months to find the tactics to enable it. And a way to help his adopted nation kick their bad habit.
 

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Not sure. You should check with Colombians. But in general, the Colombian soccer fans are a wee-bit, just a wee-bit, more knowledgeable than the experts here. Some of them have actually played the game a couple of times!!!
CQ got lucky. One goal Chile scored was off by a hair in offside. Cq is banking on zero goals received in four games but Chile had the upper hand in the last game. And to blame it on gods whim for the penalty loss is a stretch imo. CQ still qualifies cause in Columbia if you fuck up they may kill you.
 

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Most of your probably didn't watch the game and just yapping. The first 60 minute of the game, Columbia outplayed them, only in the last 15 minute Chile was better. Overall good game by Columbia.
I watched the whole game (with some Brazilian friends). It was pretty even. As you said Colombia did better at the beginning and Chile a little bit better later. Was not a great game overall. Very scrappy with unnecessary fouls and interrupted play. I expected James to do better, but he was hacked often.

Not sure how much an influence CQ had in a few months. Will find out his real impact in 2022 qualifying. Last time, 2016, they squeezed in.

5-4 in penalties, could have gone either way.
 
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CQ will never win anything in this life unless the Lord gives him another chance and send him back to a new life in the form of a real coach. He's the outmoded version of Mourinho, so just imagine how fucked up that is
LMAO.....Yes, a coach who has coached 4 teams, each one of the top teams in their continent while he was their coach, taken three of them to WC (working on the 4th), is not a "Real Coach". OK then. .....Seriously, with all this insight, why aren't you on ESPN as a commentator?
 

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^@Gaines

Good catch of the argument there. So many coaches and only few prizes go around. CQ not the most flashy but his teams endure and prevent bad results. Looks like he will do fine w Columbia.
 
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Fair point about the defensive strategy vs Chile but I wish CQ well. He is no longer our coach, best of luck in Columba. Give him some time, he just got there.
 
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Because only retards watch that channel :D
Yeh Jack. Tens of millions of people watching ESPN are retards.

This reminds of a story:

This guy is driving on highway 10 listening to the radio, when he hears the announcer saying “watch out everyone, there is some retard driving on the wrong side on highway 10. The driver screams at the radio and says "no, it’s not just one person, everybody is driving on the wrong side.";)
 
Yeh Jack. Tens of millions of people watching ESPN are retarded.

This reminds of a story:

This guy is driving on highway 10 listening to the radio, when he hears the announcer saying “watch out everyone, there is some retard driving on the wrong side on highway 10. The driver screams at the radio and says "no, it’s not just one person, everybody is driving on the wrong side.";)
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You gotta Work on your rating skill, that's a wrong guestimate but regardless, the day you turn to ESPN as a reference, it's time to decide the brand of your diapers, just saying it Jack :)
 
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Gaines

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You gotta Work on your rating skill, that's a wrong guestimate but regardless, the day you turn to ESPN as a reference, it's time to decide the brand of your diapers, just saying it Jack :)
Vow....What a brilliant comeback!! Did you think it all by your own self. I am impressed. For you, this marks a new high. Keep it up, and may be next time you can put two sentences together.:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: