Highlights of South American Qualifiers for Russia 2018

  • Highlights of CONMEBOL Qualifiers
    1/11 From the result of the South American SuperClasico to Ecuador moment, these are the highlights of CONMEBOL qualifiers for Russia 2018.
  • 1. Argentina first win
    2/11 1. Argentina first win: Argentina won their first three points after beating Colombia 1-0 in their visit to Barranquilla. The goal was from Lucas Biglia, in the 19th minute.
  • 2. Ecuador perfect performance
    3/11 2. Ecuador perfect performance: Ecuador is the only team that has won all 4 games in these qualifiers, beating Argentina (0-2), Bolivia (2-0), Uruguay (2-1) and Venezuela (1-3).
  • 3. The result in the South American SuperClasico
    4/11 3. The result in the South American SuperClasico: Argentina and Brazil met in the third matchday at the Monumental in Buenos Aires. The game, which was postponed 24 hours because of rain, ended 1-1, with goals from Ezequiel Lavezzi (34') and Lucas Lima (58').
  • 4. The team with no points
    5/11 4. The team with no points: Venezuela have failed to win any of the four games they have played, losing to Paraguay (0-1), Brazil (3-1), Bolivia (4-2) and Ecuador (1-3).
  • 5. The game with more goals
    6/11 5. The game with more goals: The game with the most goals of the matchdays 3 and 4 was between Bolivia and Venezuela in the Hernando Siles of La Paz. Bolivians won 4-2 with a brace from Rodrigo Ramallo (19', 45' + 1) and goals from Juan Carlos Arce (23') and Rudy Cardozo (49'). Mario Rondon (32') and Richard Blanco (55') scored for Venezuelans.
  • 6. The team with the best results away
    7/11 6. The team with the best results away: Ecuador has won their two games away, winning 0-2 to Argentina and 1-3 to Venezuela.
  • 7. The teams with most goals
    8/11 7. The teams with most goals: Ecuador and Uruguay are the teams with the most goals, with a total of 9 each.
  • 8. The team that has received more goals
    9/11 8. The team that has received more goals: Venezuela has received 11 goals, 1 from Paraguay, 3 from Brazil , 4 from Bolivia and 3 from Ecuador.
  • 9. Top scorer
    10/11 9. Top scorer: Ecuadorian striker Felipe Caicedo is the leader in the scoring of qualifying, with 4 goals in 4 games. He scored 1 in each of those games (Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and Venezuela).
  • 10. The position of Argentina
    11/11 10. The position of Argentina: Argentina, current world runner-up, is in sixth place in the qualifiers with 5 points, after losing 0-2 to Ecuador, a 0-0 draw with Paraguay, a 1-1 draw with Brazil and a 0-1 win to Colombia.