18th November 2020
First half dreams from Arthur and Richarlison gave Brazil a 2-0 win away at Uruguay on Tuesday and maintained their 100% record inside the South American World Cup qualifiers for Qatar 2022.
Brazil were missing a number of players thru COVID-19 and harm, together with talismanic striker Neymar, but they had been too robust for their combatants, who've not overwhelmed them on the grounds that 2001.
Arthur were given the opener after 34 minutes whilst his shot from outdoor the box changed into cruelly deflected beyond Uruguayan keeper Martin Campana after which Richarlison glanced a header into the net from a brief corner seconds earlier than half time.
Missing Luis Suarez after he tested fantastic for COVID-19, Uruguay hit the woodwork two times inside the first half but their unfortunate night-time changed into confirmed while the Video Assistant Referee convinced the officers to send off Edinson Cavani for a mistimed address on Richarlison at seventy-one minutes.
Uruguay stored combating and Martin Caceres noticed his close shot hit the net with a quarter of an hour left handiest to be disallowed by way of the Chilean referee.
The win in Montevideo turned into Brazil's fourth in a row in the qualifying stage and ensures they're the best aspect within the 10-group South American group to have received all of their commencing matches.
The qualifiers will restart once more in March 2021.
The top four teams in the organization qualify routinely for Qatar 2022 and the fifth-positioned aspect goes into an inter-nearby playoff.