Brazil secured their presence in Qatar with a narrow victory over Colombia at home.
France Press agency
Brazil, according to history, this Thursday became the first ranked number one from South America World 2022 winning 1-0 to Colombia, the eleventh consecutive victory at home in the World Cup, while achieving the same result Ecuador beat Venezuela To continue the third stage of a draw, Chile was one step below and in the discussion to obtain a direct stake by beating Paraguay.
Seleção rose to its history by confirming the perfect attendance at the World Cup after prematurely winning a ticket to Qatar with 34 points, in the thirteenth date of the South American qualifiers, five points before the end.
With their 1-0 win over Venezuela, Ecuador (20 points) slipped away in a tight peloton as Chile advanced (16 points) to fourth in the tie, in the direct classification zone, replacing the playoffs with goal difference against Colombia (fifth.) and Uruguay, who were disqualified From any choice in the sixth step, both also with 16 points.
In the conclusion of today, Thursday, Peru settled in the first half the lawsuit against Bolivia in Lima 3-0 with goals by Gianluca Lapadula (9 minutes), Cueva (31), Peña (39) and moved up from the second to the second. – Last place (ninth) to the seventh step, although there are few possibilities to discuss one of the four direct places for the World Cup or go to the play-off if it is fifth.
On Friday, at the conclusion of the 13th date, the historic Rio de la Plata Classic will be settled in Montevideo. Argentina’s Messi is up to the top by one foot in Qatar, although Uruguay will be a very difficult obstacle, even with their striker Edinson Cavani injured.