Colombia and Uruguay Win in the South American Qualifiers for Russia 2018

  • Local Day in CONMEBOL
    1/11 Colombia took the unbeaten run to Ecuador in Barranquilla, which now shares the lead with Uruguay, who defeated Peru at home.
  • Colombia 3-1 Ecuador
    2/11 Colombia 3-1 Ecuador: Pekerman's side ends visitors' unbeaten run: Colombia became the first team to topple Ecuador in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying courtesy of a 3-1 win in Barranquilla. Colombia coach Jose Pekerman retained faith in the majority of the side he sent out during the 3-2 win away to Bolivia and he was repaid with a masterful performance. Carlos Bacca, with a brace, and Sebastian Perez scored the goals for his side as Ecuador struck late through Michael Arroyo.
  • Colombia 3-1 Ecuador
    3/11 Colombia 3-1 Ecuador: Pekerman's side ends visitors' unbeaten run: Colombia became the first team to topple Ecuador in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying courtesy of a 3-1 win in Barranquilla. Colombia coach Jose Pekerman retained faith in the majority of the side he sent out during the 3-2 win away to Bolivia and he was repaid with a masterful performance. Carlos Bacca, with a brace, and Sebastian Perez scored the goals for his side as Ecuador struck late through Michael Arroyo.
  • Uruguay 1-0 Peru
    4/11 Uruguay 1-0 Peru: Cavani sends hosts top in World Cup qualifying: Edinson Cavani scored the only goal of the game as Uruguay moved atop its CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying group with a 1-0 triumph against Peru. After a scoreless first half, the deadlock was broken at the Estadio Centenario eight minutes into the second, Cavani smashing home a powerful strike after being played in by strike partner Luis Suarez.
  • Uruguay 1-0 Peru
    5/11 Uruguay 1-0 Peru: Cavani sends hosts top in World Cup qualifying: Edinson Cavani scored the only goal of the game as Uruguay moved atop its CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying group with a 1-0 triumph against Peru. After a scoreless first half, the deadlock was broken at the Estadio Centenario eight minutes into the second, Cavani smashing home a powerful strike after being played in by strike partner Luis Suarez.
  • Argentina 2-0 Bolivia
    6/11 Argentina 2-0 Bolivia: Messi, Mercado seal important win: Argentina's road to World Cup qualifying redemption continued with a second win in the space of a week as Lionel Messi and Co. wreaked havoc upon Bolivia's defense in a 2-0 win. Gabriel Mercado scored in his second straight game for Argentina, with Messi getting on the score sheet from the penalti spot for his 50th international goal.
  • Argentina 2-0 Bolivia
    7/11 Argentina 2-0 Bolivia: Messi, Mercado seal important win: Argentina's road to World Cup qualifying redemption continued with a second win in the space of a week as Lionel Messi and Co. wreaked havoc upon Bolivia's defense in a 2-0 win. Gabriel Mercado scored in his second straight game for Argentina, with Messi getting on the score sheet from the penalti spot for his 50th international goal.
  • Paraguay 2-2 Brazil
    8/11 Paraguay 2-2 Brazil: Alves nets last-gasp equalizer in dramatic draw: Dani Alves scored a 92nd-minute equalizer as Brazil came from two goals down to salvage a dramatic 2-2 draw against Paraguay in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying. Trailing 2-0 with 11 minutes remaining in Asuncion, under-fire coach Dunga and Brazil appeared destined for defeat after Dario Lezcano and Edgar Benitez scored on either side of the break. But Brazil refused to surrender as veteran Ricardo Oliveira pulled a goal back in the 79th minute before Alves completed the last-gasp comeback with a curled shot into the far corner of the net.
  • Paraguay 2-2 Brazil
    9/11 Paraguay 2-2 Brazil: Alves nets last-gasp equalizer in dramatic draw: Dani Alves scored a 92nd-minute equalizer as Brazil came from two goals down to salvage a dramatic 2-2 draw against Paraguay in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying. Trailing 2-0 with 11 minutes remaining in Asuncion, under-fire coach Dunga and Brazil appeared destined for defeat after Dario Lezcano and Edgar Benitez scored on either side of the break. But Brazil refused to surrender as veteran Ricardo Oliveira pulled a goal back in the 79th minute before Alves completed the last-gasp comeback with a curled shot into the far corner of the net.
  • Venezuela 1-4 Chile
    10/11 Venezuela 1-4 Chile: Vidal, Pinilla braces see Pizzi's men to win: Braces from Arturo Vidal and Mauricio Pinilla put Chile's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track after a 4-1 win over Venezuela. After Chile had fallen behind to a stunning Romulo Otero free kick after just nine minutes. Atalanta striker Pinilla scored once in each half in Barinas as Juan Antonio Pizzi's men claimed a much-needed win, completed with a second-half brace from Vidal.
  • Venezuela 1-4 Chile
    11/11 Venezuela 1-4 Chile: Vidal, Pinilla braces see Pizzi's men to win: Braces from Arturo Vidal and Mauricio Pinilla put Chile's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track after a 4-1 win over Venezuela. After Chile had fallen behind to a stunning Romulo Otero free kick after just nine minutes. Atalanta striker Pinilla scored once in each half in Barinas as Juan Antonio Pizzi's men claimed a much-needed win, completed with a second-half brace from Vidal.