Ecuador faces Uruguay in a CONMEBOL 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on the Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado in Quito, Ecuador, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (10/13/20).
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Right here’s what you have to know:
What: 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier
Who: Ecuador vs. Uruguay
When: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time: 5 p.m. ET
The place: Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado
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Brazil and Colombia had no hassle on Friday beating two of the weakest South American groups to attain their first wins within the opening spherical of World Cup qualifiers. The matches befell with out followers attributable to well being protocols from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazil simply beat Bolivia 5-0 in wet Sao Paulo whereas Colombia scored all of its objectives in a 3-0 victory within the first half in Barranquilla.
After the primary spherical, Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Argentina lead with three factors. Peru and Paraguay have one. Ecuador, Chile, Venezuela and Bolivia have none.
All 5 matches within the second spherical can be performed on Tuesday: Peru vs. Brazil, Bolivia vs. Argentina, Chile vs. Colombia, Ecuador vs. Uruguay and Venezuela vs. Paraguay.
Neymar, experiencing again ache forward of the match and who was solely confirmed within the beginning lineup on the final minute, had two assists. He had extra hassle with the pouring rain in Sao Paulo than with Bolivia’s chaotic defenders who barely touched him throughout the match.
Defender Marquinhos opened the scoring within the sixteenth minute with a header. Roberto Firmino netted the primary of his two objectives within the thirtieth minute, simply pushing the ball into an empty objective after a low cross from Renan Lodi.
Firmino made it 3-0 within the forty ninth minute, assisted by Neymar, placing the ball between the legs of goalkeeper Carlos Lampe. Then 19-year-old striker Rodrygo scored his first for the nationwide crew with a header within the 66th minute.
Philippe Coutinho ended the rout within the 73rd minute with a header, additionally assisted by Neymar.
“The crew took this very significantly, we have been very respectful,” stated Brazil captain Casemiro. “We nonetheless want to enhance teamwork. Match by match we’ll get it.”
Brazil coach Tite stated the crew will proceed to play aggressively.
Bolivia left a few of its gamers in La Paz, wanting in the direction of the conflict towards Argentina at altitude. The crew is in disaster attributable to a political dispute involving the nation’s soccer physique and main groups.
The match in Barranquilla was marked by a critical left-ankle damage to Colombian defender Santiago Arias after he tackled Venezuelan striker Darwin Machis within the first couple of minutes.
Machis was initially despatched off, however video evaluate reversed the choice after it grew to become clear the Venezuelan had not touched Arias.
Colombia confirmed why it is likely one of the favorites for one of many 4 direct South American berths within the Qatar 2022 World Cup within the sixteenth minute when Duván Zapata calmly scored from shut vary after a low cross by Juan Cuadrado.
Ten minutes later Johan Mojica bulldozed by means of the Venezuelan protection from the left and assisted Luis Muriel so as to add a second with a cultured right-foot contact.
Muriel scored the third Colombian objective in first-half stoppage time. He dribbled previous Jhon Chancellor and beat goalkeeper Wuilker Fariñez with a tough left-foot shot.
Venezuela coach José Peseiro, who was accountable for the crew for the primary time, couldn’t do a lot within the second half — he met a lot of the gamers solely days in the past. His predecessor Rafael Dudamel left the job originally of the 12 months after a dispute with the nation’s soccer physique.
“Because the first minute we imposed our recreation and that’s why we received,” Zapata stated. “Additionally, a very good crew is one which defends properly. At present that was the important thing. Holding our strains within the again allowed us to make use of our expertise up entrance.”
(The Related Press contributed to this report.)