The South American qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup are done and dusted and the inquiries into what went wrong for the four countries who failed to qualify can now begin.
Of the four, Peru have perhaps the blankest canvas to work with. Sergio Markarian is set to leave his post as national team coach and a number of players are reaching an age at which international retirement is likely. Read More
Peru open their qualification campaign for the 2014 World Cup with a home tie against Paraguay followed by a trip to Chile three days later, but their Uruguayan coach Sergio Markarian is already looking forward to their third match of the process, away to Ecuador in the altitude of Quito, and putting together a plan in preparation for playing 2,850 metres above sea level.