South America World Cup Qualifier 29/03/2016

No surprises in the sixth round of 2018 World Cup Qualifiers in South America, except Brazil's draw in Paraguay.

Colombia vs Ecuador

Carlos Bacca scored twice as Colombia inflicted a first defeat of the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign on Ecuador in Barranquilla as James Rodriguez suffers injury before El Clasico. Sebastian Perez was also on target for Jose Pekerman's side, while the visitors - who were unbeaten in their opening five qualifying games - could only respond through Michael Arroyo in stoppage time.

COL 3 - 1 ECU
Uruguay vs Peru

Edinson Cavani scored the only goal of the game as Uruguay moved top of the Conmebol World Cup qualifying group with a 1-0 triumph against Peru. PSG striker took on Luis Suarez's flick-on before powering home a shot. This narrow win moves Uruguay to the qualifying summit on goal difference after previous leaders Ecuador were beaten 3-1 by Colombia.

URU 1 - 0 PER
Argentina vs Bolivia

Lionel Messi scored his 50th international goal to help Argentina beat Bolivia 2-0 in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Gabriel Mercado scored in his second straight game for Argentina. The win put Argentina third in the South American group with 11 points from six matches, two points behind joint leaders Ecuador and Uruguay.

ARG 2 - 0 BOL
Venezuela vs Chile

Chile put in a great performance scoring 4 goals, Arturo Vidal and Mauricio Pinilla scored twice each, getting Chile's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track. Chile have struggled since the departure of Copa America-winning coach Jorge Sampaoli but they are now back in a spot that would secure a place in Russia 2018 if they can hold on to it.

VEN 1 - 4 CHI
Paraguay vs Brazil

Brazil came from two goals down to secure a draw away in Paraguay. Dani Alves scored in injury time to earn a 2-2 draw with Paraguay in the World Cup qualifier in Asuncion on Tuesday. The draw saw Brazil fall to sixth place on nine points in the 10-team South American qualifying group, four behind leaders Uruguay and Ecuador.

PAR 2 - 2 BRA

South America Standings

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