Image: Gamers of Brazil celebrate victory versus Paraguay through the 2018 FIFA Entire world Cup Russia Qualifier at Arena Corinthians. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Pictures
Brazil have develop into the initially group to qualify for the 2018 Entire world Cup, sustaining their very pleased report as the tournament’s only ever-current aspect with a tiny assistance from Lionel Messi’s foul mouth and flippantly-regarded Peru.
The 5-times champions defeat Paraguay three- on Tuesday for their eighth successive acquire in the South American qualifying competition.
That in itself was not plenty of to ensure their participation in Russia but Peru’s surprise 2-1 acquire above Uruguay in a later game certain Brazil a leading-4 complete.
With 4 rounds of fixtures remaining, Brazil have 33 factors, adopted by Colombia (24), Uruguay and Chile (23). Argentina (22) are now in fifth location, which earns a two-legged playoff versus the leading-rated Oceania location aspect.
Russia are certain a location as hosts.