Jose Izquierdo’s World Cup dream is alive – after a controversial night in South America.

The Albion winger has told The Argus he is targeting a successful season in the Premier League and selection for the finals next summer with Colombia.

His country drew 1-1 in Peru last night to secure the fourth and final automatic qualifying place from the South American section.

The result was also enough to secure fifth-placed Peru a play-off against New Zealand – and leave Chile out in the cold.

Chile have alleged collusion between Peru and Colombia.

They claim the two teams mutually agreed to play out the draw in the closing stages of their match when they knew defeat for either side would knock them out of the competition.

Chile were on course for a 3-0 defeat in Brazil by that stage.

Izquierdo is not currently part of the national squad but is convinced that will change if he makes an impact in the Premier League.

Meanwhile Mathew Ryan and Australia will play Honduras over two legs for a place in Russia.

Honduras finished fourth in the CONCACAF zone after a dramatic finale in which the USA missed out on qualification.