World Cup 2014 Qualifying - CONMEBOL

Chile win, but both them and Ecuador through

Even though a draw would have benefited both sides, Chile never played for one against Ecuador. Thanks to the lack of a lopsided result either way, both teams have qualified for the World Cup.

Ecuador secure place at Brazil 2014

Despite a 2-1 defeat to Chile on Tuesday evening, Ecuador have confirmed their place at Brazil 2014.

Chile confirm place at Brazil 2014

Chile's 2-1 win over Ecuador on Tuesday has seen them ensure their place at next summer's World Cup.

Uruguay heading for a playoff

Despite managing to beat rivals Argentina, Uruguay need to pass through a playoff to make it to next year's World Cup.

Uruguay vs Argentina: Lineups

With several key players missing, Argentina are fielding a weakened team away in Uruguay.

Chile and Ecuador don't need to do anything

Potentially, Chile and Ecuador could play the best match of the round as they battle to avoid being overtaken by Uruguay in embarrassing fashion. They could also stand around for 90 minutes.

Uruguay likely to have to settle for playoffs

Uruguay need a miracle if they're to seal automatic qualification to Brazil 2014.

Colombia and Paraguay going opposite directions

Colombia are going to Brazil while Paraguay are not, with nothing on the line Jose Pekerman will be looking for his side to improve upon their poor away form.

Uruguay need a lot of help

There's a slight lingering chance of drama in South America, but more likely than not, the top four will stay the same and Uruguay will head to a playoff against Jordan.

La Albiceleste cruise past Peru, stay in first


Argentina remained at the top of the table in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying thanks their come from behind victory over Peru.

Colombia secure World Cup 2014 qualification

Colombia will be in Brazil next summer after clinching their first trip to the World Cup since 1998.

Ecuador edge towards qualifying with Uruguay win

A 1-0 win at home to Uruguay has left Ecuador within touching distance of a World Cup spot, while the defeated Celeste now look like having to settle for a playoff place.

Colombia come from three down to draw

Some ill-advised tackles by Chile helped Colombia to turn a 3-0 deficit into a home draw on Friday night.

Uruguay and Ecuador battle for fourth

A win for either Ecuador or Uruguay could see either get a huge leg up on the other for a World Cup bid, while both will be resigned to trying to win a playoff if they lose.

Colombia and Chile can clinch World Cup spots

Depending on other results, Chile can clinch a place in the World Cup on Friday. Colombia don't need help from anyone else and will qualify if they win.

Argentina look to finish strong against Peru

With their place in the World Cup secured, it's all about finishing strong for Alejandro Sabella and Argentina.

Venezuela's World Cup dream is fading fast

Paraguay's World Cup hopes are gone and Venezuela's are on life support as they enter their final qualifier.

Argentina qualify for 11th straight World Cup

Lionel Messi and co. are heading to Brazil.

Massive win for Uruguay

Uruguay are back in contention for an automatic World Cup qualifying place thanks to their victory over Colombia.

Ecuador lucky to avoid defeat in Bolivia

Ecuador dominated the first half but had nothing to show for it, and were lucky to snatch a point after Bolivia took complete control of the second.

Argentina can clinch World Cup berth

Only a win can reasonably keep Paraguay's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup alive, while Argentina can clinch a berth on Tuesday.

Hobbled Uruguay can't afford to lose

The darlings of the last World Cup are in a fight for their World Cup lives. They can get back into a good position to qualify with a big win on Tuesday, but taking down Colombia will be a tough task.

Colombia, Ecuador look to cement top four places

One of Colombia or Ecuador can pull themselves well clear of the teams below the top four in CONMEBOL chasing an automatic qualifying spot with a win on Friday, while a draw probably helps both teams.

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