Thursday, December 2

Brazil and Argentina arrive in top form for a new appointment


Brazil is undefeated in the Qualifiers: seven games, 21 points.

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Fifty-seven days after the Copa América was settled in Rio de Janeiro, the national teams from Brazil and Argentina They will meet in Sao Paulo, very strengthened at the top of the South American World Cup qualifiers.

To meet Canarinha arrives with a perfect campaign of 21 points out of 21 possible that he paid this Thursday with his victory in Santiago 0-1 over Chile.

Argentina, which beat Brazil 1-0 in the final of the Copa América played on July 10, will arrive at the new meeting, this September 5, consolidated in second place with 15 points that it completed today with its victory in Caracas by 1 -3 on Venezuela.

The day played today, with which the ten teams completed seven games played, was also favorable for the direct qualification aspirations of Ecuador, which ranks third with 12 units.
Uruguay and Colombia equalized away from home and remain in qualifying positions.

0-1 CHILE-BRAZIL: La Canarinha frustrates La Roja

Tite’s men were not there today to launch rockets, but they knew how to withstand the tough test imposed in the first half by a rocky and aggressive Chilean team, and they also knew how to rebuild their lines in the second to disarm the rival and win with a goal from Everton Ribeiro .

Twenty-one points out of twenty-one possible, one hundred percent use in the qualifying rounds and a major challenge this Sunday: the Argentine team, which on July 10 snatched the Copa América title from the Maracana stadium.

Chile He fell into deep depression because a superb game was played in the first half, he put Canarinha on the ropes but did not have the great night of goalkeeper Weverton. La Roja floats in seventh place with 6 integers.

1-1 PERÚ-URUGUAY: La Celeste is scared and Blanquirroja suffers

The shock of the Uruguayan team, orphaned by Luis Suárez and Edinson Cavani, lasted 5 minutes since Renato Tapia scored as a Chilean in the 24th minute. The ten Giorgian de Arrascaeta came to the rescue to leave everything the same in the 29th minute.

Peru, which started with an overwhelming pace, had no further arguments and continues without winning in Lima and in the penultimate position of the classification with 5 points out of 21 possible. Even so, Ricardo Gareca was satisfied with the work of his team.

Uruguay is already clinging to fourth place with 9 units, the same as Colombia, the fifth team.

1-3 VENEZUELA-ARGENTINA: The champions of America do not loosen

A goal by Lautaro Martínez and two more by Correa, Joaquín and Ángel, stifled Venezuela’s intention to prevail in Caracas, and with the 1-3 thrashing the Argentina team kept second place in the South American qualifiers.

Luis Adrián Martínez entered the 25th minute for José Manuel Velázquez and in the 32nd he saw a direct red for a brutal kick that could seriously injure Lionel Messi.

With 10 players, the Vinotinto was no threat to the Albiceleste, which now has 15 points in 7 games thanks to the goals of Martínez in minute 47, Joaquín Correa in minute 71 and Ángel Correa in 74.

Venezuela, which cut with a penalty goal from Yeferson Soteldo in the 94th minute, lies in the bottom of the standings with 4.

2-0. ECUADOR-PARAGUAY: La Tri rises again

The Ecuadorian team returned to the forefront of the classification, which grants four direct places for Qatar 2022, by beating Paraguay 2-0, far from fifth place that gives the right to play the play-off for now.
La Tri dominated the pulse in Quito but had to wait 88 minutes to break Albirroja’s resistance with a goal from Félix Torres.

Seven minutes later the pupils of Argentine Gustavo Alfaro put the icing on the cake with one of Michael Estrada.

Ecuador is third and reached 12 points in seven games and Paraguay was parked with 7 in sixth place.

1-1. BOLIVIA-COLOMBIA: Saucedo saved the furniture of La Verde

The coach Reinaldo Rueda took out of his sleeve an ace used to playing with América at the 2,250 meters of altitude of Mexico City to take him as a spearhead in the 3,640 meters of La Paz.

And Roger Martínez complied as he put Colombia ahead with an individual maneuver at 69 minutes.

But neither Rueda nor the Cafetero team had the powerful shot from a distance by Fernando Saucedo that left goalkeeper David Ospina without reaction in the 83rd minute, and everything as in the beginning: 1-1 at the Hernando Siles stadium.

Colombia is fifth and reached 9 points out of 21 possible, but with a bad taste in the mouth because Argentina and Ecuador won in La Paz. And Bolivia is eighth with 6.

Brazil and Argentina will face off practically with tickets to Qatar 2022 in hand. The most important thing will be the rematch.




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