Chile fell for the first time to Venezuela as a visitor. A painful defeat for the cast of Reinaldo Rueda, who was in sixth place with four points in the table, outside the classification zone. For now, Uruguay would be in the playoffs.
The Venezuelans opened the account very early, after a mistake by Guillermo Maripán. Pivoteo by Yangel Herrera and Luis Del Pino Mago defined after a double header in the area (9 ‘). Arturo Vidal equalized quickly (15 ‘), in his third match in a row, scoring by Qualifiers. With nine minutes remaining, Salomón Rondón scored 2-1.
Brazil It is the undisputed leader, after its 2-0 victory over Uruguay in Montevideo. Perfect campaign, with 12 points out of 12 played, thanks to the goals of Arthur (45 ‘) and Richarlison (45’). Argentina he is his escort with nine units and he also won as a visitor. The 2-0 to Peru was structured with the conquests of Nicolás González (17 ‘) and Lautaro Martínez (28’).
Ecuador he got ahead with nine points, after the spectacular 6-1 win over Colombia in Quito. It is his largest victory in history by Qualifiers.
In Quito, the Ecuadorians went ahead 4-0 on the scoreboard. Robert Arboleda (7 ‘), Angel Mena (9’), Michael Estrada (32 ‘) and Xavier Arreaga (39’) scored for the hosts. Just at the end of the first half, James Rodríguez discounted with a penalty kick (45 ‘+ 2). In the second half, Gonzalo Plata (78 ‘) and Pervis Estupiñán (90’ + 1) increased the score to six.
Qatar 2022 South American Qualifiers