Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2018: The Best And The Worst

  • Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2018: The Best And The Worst
    1/11 From the rebirth of Brazilian football to the panic setting in amongst Ecuadorian and Chilean fans, we look over Conmebol’s Road to Russia 2018. Getty.
  • Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2018: The Best And The Worst
    2/11 Brazil is back! After a slow start, the boys in yellow managed to string back-to-back wins together last time around: being Ecuador 3-0 in Quito and then defeating Colombia deep in the heart of the Amazon jungle (Manaos 2-1). Getty.
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    3/11 Ecuador have gone two games without picking up a point. Matchday 7 saw the Gustavo Quinteros’ men fall 3-0 at home to Brazil and the only positive to take from their subsequent trip to Lima was that they lost by a smaller margin (2-1 against Peru). Getty.
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    4/11 Chile only have a single point to show from their last two outings. First they lost 2-1 away to Paraguay before playing out a shock scoreless draw with Bolivia on home turf. Getty.
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    5/11 There were two games that ended with four goals on matchday 8. Uruguay steamrolled Paraguay 4-0, while Venezuela came agonizingly close to taking all the spoils against Argentine in a game that ended 2-2. Getty.
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    6/11 2-1 was the most frequent scoreline on matchdays 7 and 8 with three games ending with this result: Paraguay 2-1 Chile, Brazil 2-1 Colombia and Peru 2-1 Ecuador. Getty.
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    7/11 Strongest home side: Uruguay have won all four of their home encounters: Colombia (3-0), Chile (3-0), Peru (1-0) and Paraguay (4-0). Getty.
  • Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2018: The Best And The Worst
    8/11 Best away side: Chile, Argentina and Ecuador have all won two of their three road games. Getty.
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    9/11 Top goalscorer: Edinson Cavani sits top of the goal charts so far, having struck the back of the net on five occasions in six games. Getty.
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    10/11 Top scoring teams: Brazil and Uruguay have each notched up 16 goals in the first eight games. Getty.
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    11/11 Leakiest defense: Venezuela have conceded 21 goals in eight games. Getty.