LIMA, Nov. 15, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Qualifiers) : Peru defeated New Zealand by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in the second leg of a qualifying game on Wednesday night at the National Stadium in Lima.
Peru dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Jefferson Farfán in the 27th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Peruvians further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Ramos in the 65th minute.Peru, who tied 0-0 in the first leg, secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. New Zealand is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Inter-confederation play-offs
Peru at the World Cup
- 4 appearances (first in 1930)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
New Zealand at the World Cup
- 2 appearances (first in 1982)
- 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1970)
- 15 November 2017
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