FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 : SOUTH AMERICAN QLF

RESULT and SCORER BELOW

Team	  M   W	D L GF	GA  GD	PTS
Brazil	  12  8	3 1 28	9   +19	27
Uruguay	  12  7	2 3 24	11  +13	23
Ecuador	  12  6	2 4 22	16  +6	20
Chile	  12  6	2 4 21	17  +4	20
Argentina 12  5	4 3 14	12  +2	19
Colombia  12  5	3 4 15	15  0	18
Paraguay  12  4	3 5 11	17  -6	15
Peru	  12  4	2 6 18	20  -2	14
Bolivia	  12  2	1 9 10	31  -21	7
Venezuela 12  1	2 9 14	29  -15	5

Matchday - 12
16.11.2016 : Bolivia 1–0 Paraguay
BOL : Gomez 78' (o.g.)

16.11.2016 : Ecuador 3–0 Venezuela
EU : Mina 51', M. Bolanos 82', E. Valencia 86'

16.11.2016 : Argentina 3–0 Colombia
ARG : Messi 9', Pratto 22', Di Maria 83'

16.11.2016 : Chile 3–1 Uruguay
CHL : Vargas 45+1', Sanchez 60', 76'
URU : Cavani 16'

16.11.2016 : Peru 0–2 Brazil
BRZ 11.11.2016 : BRAZIL 3-0 ARGENTINA
BRZ: Philippe Coutinho 24', Neymar 45', Paulinho 58'

BRZ : Alisson; Alves, Miranda, Marquinhos, Marcelo; Fernandinho, Renato, Paulinho; Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar.
ARG : Romero; Zabaleta, Otamendi, Funes Mori, Mas; Perez, Mascherano, Biglia; Messi, Di Maria; Higuain

Brazil have won five straight qualifiers since Tite took charge, surging to the top of South American qualifying. Brazil beat arch rival Argentina in the 2018 World Cup finals by 3-0 win to reach in the top of the Table while Argentina dropped into sixth place in the 10-team South American qualifying group.

Brazil remain top of the group with 24 points from 11 and Argentina are sixth on 16 points playing same. Top four teams qualifying automatically for the finals in Russia 2018 and the fifth-placed side going into a play-off with the Oceania winners.

First half goals from Philippe Coutinho and Neymar were followed by a third from Paulinho after 58 minutes to sink the Argentines and extend their winless run to four games. The result means Brazil remain top of the group with 24 points from 11

Brazil took the lead after 24 minutes when Neymar slipped the ball to Philippe Coutinho on the left with the deftest of touches and the Liverpool midfielder hammered an unstoppable drive into the top corner of the net. Brazilian star Neymar slotted home after taking a defence-splitting pass from Gabriel Jesus just before ending of first half..

Paulinho sealed it 13 minutes into the second period when the midfielder charged into the box between defenders and poked home a cross from Renato Augusto.

In other games, Peru beat Paraguay 4-1, Venezuelan win 5-0 win over Bolivia. Colombia drew 0-0 at home to Chile, Uruguay beat Ecuador 2-1.

BRAZIL MATCHES

  
11 Non 2016 : Brazil 	3-0 Argentina	 
08 Oct 2015 : Chile 	2-0 Brazil 	 
13 Oct 2015 : Brazil 	3-1 Venezuela 
13 Nov 2015 : Argentina 1-1 Brazil 
ARG:  Lavezzi 34' 
BRZ:  Lucas Lima 58' 

17 Nov 2015 : Brazil 	3-0 Peru    	 
25 Mar 2016 : Brazil 	2-2 Uruguay        
29 Mar 2016 : Paraguay 	2-2 Brazil        
01 Sep 2016 : Ecuador 	0-3 Brazil         
06 Sep 2016 : Brazil 	2-1 Colombia       
07 Oct 2016 : Brazil 	5-0 Bolivia         
11 Oct 2016 : Venezuela 0-2 Brazil  

Argentina squad :

Goalkeepers: Nahuel Guzman, (Tigres), Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Geronimo Rulli, (Real Sociedad).

Defenders: Martin Demichelis (Espanyol), Mateo Musacchio (Villarreal), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Gabriel Mercado, (Sevilla), Facundo Roncaglia (Celta de Vigo), Emanuel Mas (San Lorenzo), Pablo Zabaleta, (Manchester City).

Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Guido Pizarro (Tigres), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Ever Banega (Inter Milan), Enzo Perez (Valencia), Nicolas Gaitan ( Atletico Madrid), Angel Di Maria (PSG), Julio Buffarini (Sao Paulo), Marcos Acuna (Racing Club).

Forwards: Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Lucas Pratto (Atletico Mineiro).

Brazil squad for Argentina and Peru match
Goalkeepers: Alex Muralha (Flamengo), Alisson (Roma), Weverton (Atletico Paranaense)
Defenders: Daniel Alves (Juventus), Fagner (Corinthians), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Gil (Shandong Luneng), Marquinhos (PSG), Miranda (Inter Milan), Thiago Silva (PSG), Rodrigo Caio (Sao Paulo)

Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Giuliano (Zenit), Lucas Lima (Santos), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea)

Forwards: Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Neymar (Barcelona), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)