(Videos) Colombia dropped one place and is now fifth, which gives it the right to play-off.
Brazil became the first team classified by South America for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, a goal that Argentina has very close to, which this Friday beat Uruguay 0-1 in the match that closed the thirteenth round of the qualifying rounds.
The date left Ecuador as the absolute owner of third place and a Chile that returned to the fight by settling in the fourth box, which gives Qatar direct space.
Colombia dropped one place and is now fifth, which entitles it to the repechage.
Another that suffers and takes accounts is Uruguay. If the Qatar World Cup started today, Celeste would be out of the tournament as it was sixth.
Peru breathed as it went from ninth to seventh place. Paraguay and Bolivia are eighth and ninth with 12 points respectively, and Venezuela does not come out of the basement.
Brazil 1-0 Colombia
The ironies of destiny. Colombia ended a perfect campaign for Brazil on the 10th of month 10 with a 0-0 in Barranquilla, being the only team that has scored points.
But 32 days later, on the 11th of month 11, the coffee team helped seal Canarinha’s visa for Qatar 2022, as they fell 1-0 and Brazil celebrated their World Cup qualification six games in advance.
With the assistance of Neymar, the third in these qualifying rounds, Lucas Paquetá unblocked a rough game in the 71st minute at the Neo Química Arena in Sao Paulo.
Colombia is obliged to defeat Paraguay next Tuesday in Barranquilla to avoid complicating life. She is fifth with 16 points and has a worrying streak: three draws and one loss, four games without scoring a goal.
Brazil remains undefeated and leads with 34 points, after 11 wins and 1 draw in 12 games. On the 16th he will visit Argentina in San Juan.
Ecuador 1-0 Venezuela
La Tri smiled again after winning after two rounds. They beat Venezuela 1-0 in Quito and kept third place with 20 integers.
The goal came in the 41st minute with a header from Piero Hincapié and so Gustavo Alfaro’s team took revenge on Vinotino, because on October 10 on the fifth date they beat them 2-1.
Next Tuesday, on the fourteenth day, Ecuador will visit Chile and Venezuela will receive Peru.
Paraguay 0-1 Chile
La Roja has three victories in a row and took a breath by climbing from seventh to fourth place, with 16 points and in direct position to Qatar.
An own goal by goalkeeper Antony Silva was enough to defeat Paraguay 0-1 at home, exacerbate Albirroja’s crisis and jeopardize the debut on the bench of Argentine Guillermo Barros Schelotto.
The era of the ‘Mellizo’ as coach of Paraguay coincided with the collapse of his pupils to eighth place, where they are located with 12 units.
Peru 3-0 Bolivia
La Blanquirroja thrashed Bolivia 3-0 with goals from Gianluca Lapadula, Christian Cueva and Sergio Peña, a triumph that boosts him after two losses in a row and that places it seventh with 14 points, two behind the fourth that is Chile.
Bolivia derailed after two wins in a row. Now the Green is ninth with 12 units, only above Venezuela that has 7. Peru will visit Venezuela and Bolivia will host Uruguay on Tuesday.
Uruguay 0-1 Argentina
The Río de la Plata classic closed the thirteenth day.
Argentina, which only enjoyed 14 minutes of its captain, Lionel Messi, for prevention due to some physical problems, beat Uruguay 0-1 in Montevideo.
Ángel Di María scored a left-footed goal in the 7th minute, after an assist from Paulo Dybala; and Argentina reached 28 points, eight ahead of Ecuador.
La Celeste is still in bad shape. With four consecutive games without winning and with all eyes pointing to ‘Maestro’ Tabárez. (D)