Undoubtedly one of the most attractive matches in the Date 4 of the South American Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022 World Cup is played at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo. Despite the absence of stars like Luis Suarez Y Neymar, a great match between two world champions is expected: Uruguay is facing Brazil. The referee is the Chilean Roberto Tobar.
After two minutes, the visitor had the first with a ball to Gabriel Jesus, who appeared wide open on the right, got into the area and tested the goalkeeper Martin Campaign, who showed off to avoid the first of the game. Immediately the Celeste answered with an overflow from the left tip of Nunez, who threatened to throw the center, but hooked inward, left on the road to Danilo and shook the crossbar with a powerful right hand.
When he played best Uruguay, which had taken over the ball and was beginning to find spaces, Brazil celebrated the 1-0. Arthur he was the one who broke the zero with a shot to be placed from the edge of the crescent of the area that deviated on the road, left the counter-leg to Bell and entered through the other stick.
The second came in a corner kick that the team of Tite played short to take out the home defense and Lodi then threw a perfect cross so that Richarlison He rises and with spaces he can head how to score his goal and stretch the difference.
At the end of the first half, Godín hit the crossbar with a fist on a free kick that could have been 1-2.
Darwin Nuñez is emerging as the replacement for Luis Suárez in Uruguay .
The Uruguayan team is looking for a new victory to continue climbing positions in the standings but with a noticeable drop: Luis Suárez tested positive for COVID-19 and has been ruled out for the match, as has the goalkeeper Rodrigo Muñoz. A low blow for La Celeste who had achieved a huge victory against Colombia but now will have to get by without the presence of their all-time top scorer.
The cast led by Teacher Tabárez –Who won his 100th victory as coach of the Uruguayan team in Barranquilla– tries to beat Canarinha for the first time since July 2001, when he won 1-0 with a penalty goal from Federico Magellan on the way to Korea-Japan 2002.
The table directed by Tite comes from beating Venezuela despite the absence of Neymar, injured in the adductors. The loss of their best player did not prevent the Seleção from adding their third win in a row –With 10 goals in favor and only two against– and become sole leader of the classification.
In addition to Neymar, second highest historical scorer of the Brazilian team with 64 goals, not available Alex Telles, who played the last minutes in the victory suffered on Friday in São Paulo, and the next day tested positive for coronavirus in a routine test.
Brazil is leading and undefeated in the South American Qualifiers for the Qatar World Cup 2022 .
“Playing against Uruguay is always a war. We have to be prepared, because it is a very difficult game. It is a strong team of which we know their tradition, their quality, with very good defense “, he warned Marquinhos ahead of the clash in Montevideo.
Stadium: Centennial (Montevideo)
Referee: Roberto Tobar (CHI)
TV: TyC Sports (Argentina)
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