World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Brazil beats Peru 2-0

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LIMA, Nov. 15, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (South American Qualifiers) : Brazil defeated Peru by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup (Qualifying Tournament) on Tuesday night at the National Stadium in Lima.

Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Gabriel Jesus ('57) and Renato Augusto ('78).

The result put the Brazilians top of the group with 27 points. Peru is 8th with 11 points. In their next game, Brazil will meet second-placed Uruguay at the National Stadium on March 23, while Peru will face Venezuela.

Fixtures and Results : Qualifying Tournament

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Overview

Peru at the World Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)

Brazil at the World Cup

  • 5 titles (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
  • 20 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) Runners-up (1950, 1998) Third Place (1938, 1978) Fourth Place (1974, 2014)
2018 World Cup Poster
Peru
0:2
Brazil
0:2 (0:0)
  • 15 November 2016
  • 21:15
  • Lima

Qualifying Tournament

TeamPts
Brazil27
Uruguay23
Ecuador20
Argentina19
Chile18
Colombia18
Paraguay15
Peru11
Bolivia11
Venezuela5

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