The Brazilian team turned the tide on their host Venezuela at dawn on Friday, and reversed their delay with a 3-1 victory goal, to reach the score with their ninth consecutive victory, in the eleventh round of the southern qualifiers. – Americans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
On the Olympic stadium in the capital Caracas, and in the absence of Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar due to the suspension, the hosts advanced with an early goal thanks to Eric Ramirez (11), before the defender of Saint-Germain Marquinhos did not equalize the result (71), and the Brazilian player of Flamengo Gabriel Barbosa advanced (85). On a penalty), Ajax player Anthony completed the Seleção treble (90 + 5). The game witnessed the brilliance of Leeds United star Rafinha after coming in as a second-half substitute and scoring two goals in the game.
With this result, the Brazilian team took their score to 27 points in nine games at the top of the table, eight points behind their closest rivals, the Argentina team, which drew with Paraguay in a negative way. On the other hand, Venezuela’s record is frozen 4 points at the bottom of the standings, and this is its eighth defeat.
After facing Venezuela, Brazil will host Colombia on the 10th of this month in Barranquilla, before hosting Uruguay on the 14th of the same month in Manaus.
For their part, Argentina equalized scoreless on Paraguayan soil and maintained their unbeaten position for the 23rd game in a row. With this tie, Lionel Messi’s companions maintained their second place with 19 points, while Paraguay remained sixth with 12 points.
The top four teams automatically qualify for the 2022 World Cup, while the fifth team will play a play-off.
With the same result, the Uruguay-Colombia game ended in a goalless draw, despite the return of the Uruguayan offensive line consisting of Luis Suarez of Atletico Madrid and Edinson Cavani of Manchester United, unlike the absence Colombian stars, playmaker James Rodriguez, who recently left Everton for Qatari Al Rayyan, and Juan Cuadrado, at the Juventus pavilion. Uruguay are fourth with 16 points and Colombia created it with 14.
In another match, Ecuador beat Bolivia 3-0 and remained in third place with 16 points, and Bolivia ninth with 6 points. Chile also continued to suffer, losing 2-0 to Peru.