Brazil beats Paraguay 2-0 and maintains 100% success in the qualifiers – Prime Time Zone

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Selection won 18 points in six games and opens the advantage for Argentina, which is second in the table

EFE / Nathalia Aguilar
Neymar scored a goal and gave an assist

O Brazil had tranquility this Tuesday night, 8, when facing the Paraguay by South American Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. The match ended 1-0 for Brazil with a goal by Neymar. The result leaves the Brazilian team with 100% success in the competition, winning 18 points in dispute in six games. THE Argentina tied 2-2 with the Colombia and parked in the 12 points in second place. Inside the field at Defensores del Chaco, the selection was quick to open the scoring. On minute three, Gabriel Jesus received it on the right, dribbled the defender and crossed in the penalty area. The ball passed through Richarlison and fell to Neymar, who took it off the goalkeeper and hit the corner. At the end of the first half, Richarlison also hit the net, but the referee canceled the bid.

In the second half, Paraguay improved the marking and the game was more truncated. When Brazil arrived, it threatened Silva’s goal. Despite managing to disturb the opposing defense, the selection had submission problems and tried little from outside the area. The team improved with the entry of Gabigol and Éverton Cebolinha. At 47, Brazil expanded with Paquetá kicking cross. Therefore, a 35 year taboo no victory for Brazil against the Paraguayan team. In a troubled week in CBF and behind the scenes of the selection, a ‘manifesto’ is expected from the players after the match, in relation to America Cup, which starts next Sunday.