The Brazil midfielder Paulinho
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MOSCOW, March 24. /TASS/. The Brazilian national team on football has won a major victory over the team of Uruguay with the score 4:1 in the away match of the 13th round of the qualifying tournament of the 2018 world Cup in the CONMEBOL (South America). The meeting was held in Montevideo at the Centenario stadium.
Team Columbia defeated the team of Bolivia in a qualifying match for the 2018 world Cup
Three goals in the Brazilians scoring Paulinho (18th, 51st and 90th minutes), another goal was scored by Neymar (74). In the national team of Uruguay with a penalty scored Edinson Cavani (9).
The team of Uruguay for the first time in less than eight years lost at home to Centenario stadium. The previous failure occurred on 6 June 2009 in the qualifying tournament for the 2010 world Cup, then Uruguay have also been defeated by the Brazilians (0:4 ).
Earlier in the opening match of the 13th round of the Colombians thanks to a goal by James Rodriguez beat the national team of Bolivia (1:0). In turn, the national team of Paraguay in his field defeated the team of Ecuador with the score 2:1. In addition, in the 13th round held the matches Argentina – Chile and Venezuela – Peru.
The Brazilians won their seventh consecutive victory in the qualifying tournament and strengthened leadership, scoring 30 points in 13 games. Second place goes to the team of Uruguay (23 points), followed by Colombia (21), the fourth is Ecuador (20), the fifth – Chile (20 points after 12 games), the sixth – Argentina (19 after 12 games), the seventh – Paraguay (18), the eighth – Peru (14 points after 12 games), the ninth – Bolivia (7), the tenth – Venezuela (5 after 12 games).
Two-round qualifying tournament of ten teams, CONMEBOL will be completed in October 2017. The final of the 2018 world Cup will be the four best teams, the fifth team will play play-off match with the representative of the Confederation football Oceania.