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Brazil vs. Uruguay – Soccer Match Report – October 15, 2021 – ESPN India

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Raphinha turned in one other eye-catching efficiency for Brazil on Thursday by scoring twice within the residence facet’s 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier.

Brazil took the lead after 10 minutes when Neymar chested down a cross from Fred and rounded the keeper earlier than firing low between two defenders on the goal-line.

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Raphinha made it 2-0 after 18 minutes when he bundled residence a parried shot from shut vary after which made it 3-0 after 58 minutes, finishing an outstanding counter-attack with an angled shot.

Luis Suarez scored a comfort purpose for Uruguay with a 77th minute free kick earlier than Gabriel Barbosa restored Brazil’s three-goal cushion with a header seven minutes from time.

“This could not be extra memorable for me,” Raphinha stated. “That is me fulfilling my childhood dream. It is so gratifying to attain.

“It is going to be very troublesome to overlook this evening.”

Each Neymar and Raphinha may have scored extra, with Uruguayan keeper Fernando Muslera thwarting each in fast succession early within the second half.

It was a measure of Brazil’s superiority that Muslera was Uruguay’s finest participant on a poor evening for the guests, who’ve now gained solely two of their final 9 qualifiers.

Brazil are actually six factors clear within the South American qualifying group, forward of second-placed Argentina who beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday.

The highest 4 qualify robotically for Qatar 2022 and the fifth-placed facet goes into an inter-regional playoff.

Additionally on Thursday, Chile beat Venezuela 3-0 to report their second successive win. Erick Pulgar scored twice within the first half, each off Alexis Sanchez assists, and Ben Brereton made it 3-0 17 minutes from time to raise Chile onto 13 factors in sixth place.

Venezuela, who’ve misplaced 9 of 12 qualifiers, are backside of the group on seven factors, 4 adrift of Peru.

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