Brazil football team:-Lucas Paqueta’s instinctual strike gave Brazil a 1-0 World Cup qualifying prevail upon Colombia on Thursday to book their place at Qatar 2022.
The five-time title holders join the hosts and Europeans Germany and Denmark as early qualifiers for the following year’s finals.
“This is the product of the work we’ve been working for quite a while,” said the match-victor.
Brazil were made to join as Colombia had the better of the main half, yet an assaulting strategic change from mentor Tite at half-time delivered profits as the Selecao ruled after the break.
Wilmar Barrios had the main possibility of the match, lashing a half volley barely over the bar as Colombia made a splendid beginning.
Colombia were demonstrating extreme rivals and making the more clear possibilities.
Brazil attempted to make any striking possibilities with Paqueta’s shot from fresh handily accumulated by David Ospina and Neymar’s free-kick impeded by the divider.
Brazil couldn’t get behind Colombia’s coordinated guard and a redirected cross from full-back Danilo that hit the side-netting was just about as close as they came until Marquinhos took creeps askew from a corner in first half stoppage time.
Tite was disinterested with what he found in the primary half and snared much-insulted Manchester United midfielder Fred for Real Madrid’s interesting winger Vinicius Junior.
Brazil were turning the screw and substitute Matheus Cunha ought to have improved a header from eight yards that he sent over.
Vinicius ought to have fixed the success a short ways from time however staggered as he adjusted Ospina, who additionally saved from Antony, another substitute, in injury time.
An own objective from goalkeeper Antony Silva on 56 minutes gave them a 1-0 triumph away to Paraguay, who they likewise beat last month to begin their fine run.
Protector Piero Hincapie scored the main objective of the game on 41 minutes to give Ecuador a 1-0 success over absolute bottom Venezuela and concrete their hold on third spot.