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Peru advances to the play-offs and excludes Colombia and Chile from the 2022 World Cup

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Peru secured fifth place in the South American qualifying zone for the 2022 World Cup, and a consequent play-off with fifth place in the Asian zone, leaving Colombia and Chile without any chance of being present at the World Cup.

This morning, the Peruvian team beat Paraguay, already eliminated, in Lima, by 2-0, with the two goals in the first half, by Gianluca Lapadula, just five minutes away, and Yoshimar Yotún, in the 42nd.

Thus, Peru now has 24 points, one more than Colombia, which also won in Venezuela (1-0), while Chile, with 19, even lost when receiving against the Uruguay (2-0).

The only goal for the cafeterias was scored by former FC Porto player James Rodríguez, who scored a penalty (45+4m). Central Ferraresi, from Estoril, completed the 90 minutes for the Venezuelans, while white and blue Uribe did not come off the bench.

Chile, on the other hand, were beaten against Uruguay, thanks to goals from Luis Suárez (79m) and Fede Valverde (90m). Coates was used throughout the match, while Ugarte came on in the 74th minute. Darwin Núñez was an unused substitute.

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