(ANSA) – ROME, 02 FEB – Ecuador lost the opportunity to buy the ticket for the 2022 World Cup by drawing in Lima against Peru (1-1), in the 16th day of the South American qualifiers. The Ecuadorian side went first with a Michael Estrada goal after just two minutes of play, but the hosts drew in the second half thanks to Edison Flores.
Step forward for Uruguay who beat Venezuela 4-1 in Montevideo (the former Juventus player Bentancur also scored) and is now fourth in the standings, last place that allows automatic qualification. Long-time qualified Brazil dealt a severe blow to Paraguay’s world ambitions, defeated 4-0 despite the absence of Neymar, injured in his ankle.
In Cordoba, Argentina, also already in Qatar, without Messi beat Colombia 1-0. Inter Milan Lautaro Martinez scored (29 ‘). (HANDLE).
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