World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Uruguay beats Bolivia 4-2 to qualify for 2018 World Cup

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 10, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (South American Qualifiers) : Uruguay defeated Bolivia by a score of 4-2 (halftime: 2-1), in a World Cup qualifying game (Qualifying Tournament) on Tuesday night at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo.

Luis Suárez scored dual goals

Bolivia opened the score in the score in the 24th minute thanks to Silva own goal, before Uruguay regained the advantage with Cáceres ('39) and Cavani ('42). Leading 2-1 at the break, the Uruguayans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Suárez '60, '76).

Uruguay secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. Bolivia is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Qualifying Tournament

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Overview

Uruguay at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1930, 1950)
  • 12 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1930, 1950) Fourth Place (1954, 1970, 2010)

Bolivia at the World Cup

  • 3 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
2018 World Cup Poster
Uruguay
4:2
Bolivia
4:2 (2:1)
  • 10 October 2017
  • 20:30
  • Montevideo

Qualifying Tournament

TeamPts
Brazil41
Uruguay31
Argentina28
Colombia27
Chile24
Paraguay24
Peru23
Ecuador20
Bolivia18
Venezuela12

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