Date 13 of the South American Qualifiers on the way to the Qatar 2022 World Cup began this Thursday with four interesting commitments. Brazil exposed its leadership with a great victory against Colombia and secured its ticket to the highest event, Ecuador defended third place with a victory against bottom Venezuela, Paraguay suffered a hard defeat against Chile, which settled back in the table and Peru he thrashed Bolivia so as not to lose hope.
The next day, Argentina played a complex game against Uruguay in Montevideo and took a big step towards the World Cup. The goal of the Rio de la Plata classic was the work of Ángel Di María.
Uruguay 0-1 Argentina:
Without having a great collective performance and with only 15 minutes from Lionel Messi, the Albiceleste was left with a key victory by beating the Charrúa 1-0 in Montevideo thanks to a beautiful goal from Ángel Di María. The visit, with this triumph, was one step away from taking his ticket to Qatar 2022.
Ecuador 1-0 Venezuela:
With a goal from Piero Hincapié, those led by Argentine Gustavo Alfaro do not stop their pace and remain firm in the third position of the standings. The Red wineInstead, it sinks to the bottom with only 7 points.
Paraguay 0-1 Chile:
In Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s debut as technical director of the Albirroja (he replaced his compatriot Eduardo Berizzo), the Guarani suffered a severe blow to their World Cup aspirations: they fell 1-0 to the Roja by a bit from Alexis Sánchez. With this result, Martín Lasarte’s men climbed to fourth place.
Brazil 1-0 Colombia:
The Verdeamarela does not stop his step and with the victory by 1 to 0 against the coffee growers (Lucas Paquetá’s goal) became the first South American team to secure their ticket to the Qatar World Cup in 2022. Reinaldo Rueda’s men, on the other hand, fell to the Repechage zone.
Peru 3-0 Bolivia:
After making history by returning to a 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Incas want to continue fighting in the Qualifiers. From the hand of Lapadula, Cueva and Peña he thrashed Bolivia 3-0 and was within reach of the Repechage area. The visit, on the other hand, fell to the second to last position.
SCHEDULE OF DATE 14 OF THE QUALIFICATIONS:
* All games will be played on Tuesday, November 16
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