Uruguay and Chile Wins in the South American Qualifiers for Russia 2018

  • Uruguay Leads South American Qualifiers
    1/11 Uruguay became the leader of the South American Qualifiers to Russia 2018 after thrashing Colombia. Chile, Brazil and Ecuador also won, while Argentina only drew with Paraguay.
  • Uruguay 3-0 Colombia
    2/11 Uruguay 3-0 Colombia: Godin stars as hosts stay perfect: Captain Diego Godin led the way again as Uruguay made it two wins from as many World Cup qualifiers with a 3-0 victory over Colombia. Godin headed powerfully past Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina in the 34th minute and striker Diego Rolan doubled the lead six minutes into the second half. Second-half substitute Abel Hernandez sealed the points two minutes from time as Uruguay, which made it nine games unbeaten in World Cup qualifiers at home, preserved its perfect record.
  • Uruguay 3-0 Colombia
    3/11 Uruguay 3-0 Colombia: Godin stars as hosts stay perfect: Captain Diego Godin led the way again as Uruguay made it two wins from as many World Cup qualifiers with a 3-0 victory over Colombia. Godin headed powerfully past Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina in the 34th minute and striker Diego Rolan doubled the lead six minutes into the second half. Second-half substitute Abel Hernandez sealed the points two minutes from time as Uruguay, which made it nine games unbeaten in World Cup qualifiers at home, preserved its perfect record.
  • Paraguay 0-0 Argentina
    4/11 Paraguay 0-0 Argentina: Martino's men continue without victory in World Cup qualifiers: Argentina remains winless in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup after a 0-0 draw in a physical clash with Paraguay at the Estadio Defensores del Chaco.
  • Paraguay 0-0 Argentina
    5/11 Paraguay 0-0 Argentina: Martino's men continue without victory in World Cup qualifiers: Argentina remains winless in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup after a 0-0 draw in a physical clash with Paraguay at the Estadio Defensores del Chaco.
  • Brazil 3-1 Venezuela
    6/11 Brazil 3-1 Venezuela: Willian at the double for Dunga's men: Brazil's World Cup qualifying campaign received a much-needed boost as a Willian brace inspired the South American giant to a 3-1 win over Venezuela. Willian opened the scoring after just 37 seconds as Venezuela goalkeeper Alain Baroja failed to deal with his shot, and the Chelsea star made it 2-0 three minutes prior to halftime with his sixth goal in as many matches for club and country. Venezuela threatened to set up a grandstand finish after Christian Santos scored the nation's first World Cup qualifying goal on Brazilian soil in the 64th minute, but 35-year-old striker Ricardo Oliveira sealed the points for Brazil with 16 minutes remaining.
  • Brazil 3-1 Venezuela
    7/11 Brazil 3-1 Venezuela: Willian at the double for Dunga's men: Brazil's World Cup qualifying campaign received a much-needed boost as a Willian brace inspired the South American giant to a 3-1 win over Venezuela. Willian opened the scoring after just 37 seconds as Venezuela goalkeeper Alain Baroja failed to deal with his shot, and the Chelsea star made it 2-0 three minutes prior to halftime with his sixth goal in as many matches for club and country. Venezuela threatened to set up a grandstand finish after Christian Santos scored the nation's first World Cup qualifying goal on Brazilian soil in the 64th minute, but 35-year-old striker Ricardo Oliveira sealed the points for Brazil with 16 minutes remaining.
  • Peru 3-4 Chile
    8/11 Peru 3-4 Chile: Sanchez stars in solid win: Alexis Sanchez starred with a brace as Chile overcame a 10-man Peru 4-3 in World Cup qualifying. The Arsenal attacker scored twice and set up one of Eduardo Vargas' two goals in Chile's win at the Estadio Nacional de Lima. The Copa America champions have won seven straight games as they made it two victories in as many qualifiers for Russia 2018. A first-half red card to Christian Cueva turned the game — at that stage locked at 1-1 — but Peru did briefly lead through Jefferson Farfan's brace. Vargas and Sanchez scored before halftime to see the visitors take control of the contest and they were untroubled from that point on despite Paolo Guerrero's late goal.
  • Peru 3-4 Chile
    9/11 Peru 3-4 Chile: Sanchez stars in solid win: Alexis Sanchez starred with a brace as Chile overcame a 10-man Peru 4-3 in World Cup qualifying. The Arsenal attacker scored twice and set up one of Eduardo Vargas' two goals in Chile's win at the Estadio Nacional de Lima. The Copa America champions have won seven straight games as they made it two victories in as many qualifiers for Russia 2018. A first-half red card to Christian Cueva turned the game — at that stage locked at 1-1 — but Peru did briefly lead through Jefferson Farfan's brace. Vargas and Sanchez scored before halftime to see the visitors take control of the contest and they were untroubled from that point on despite Paolo Guerrero's late goal.
  • Ecuador 2-0 Bolivia
    10/11 Ecuador 2-0 Bolivia: Late double settles sodden encounter as Ecuador defeat Bolivia: Ecuador made it two straight wins in World Cup qualifying with a well-earned 2-0 victory over Bolivia. Gustavo Quinteros' men, coming off a surprise success over Argentina, threatened time and time again, but had to wait until the 81st minute to find a breakthrough. Miller Bolanos struck from an angle and Felipe Caicedo kept his cool to convert a stoppage-time penalty as Ecuador improved to six points from two qualifiers and sent Bolivia slumping to a back-to-back defeats.
  • Ecuador 2-0 Bolivia
    11/11 Ecuador 2-0 Bolivia: Late double settles sodden encounter as Ecuador defeat Bolivia: Ecuador made it two straight wins in World Cup qualifying with a well-earned 2-0 victory over Bolivia. Gustavo Quinteros' men, coming off a surprise success over Argentina, threatened time and time again, but had to wait until the 81st minute to find a breakthrough. Miller Bolanos struck from an angle and Felipe Caicedo kept his cool to convert a stoppage-time penalty as Ecuador improved to six points from two qualifiers and sent Bolivia slumping to a back-to-back defeats.

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