The selection of Chile won the so-called 'Pacific Classic' by defeating its counterpart from Peru 2-0 this Thursday in Santiago, in a duel for the third date of the South American qualifying round for the 2026 World Cupand was positioned in the direct classification zone.
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The Red toThe score opened in the 74th minute, when midfielder Diego Valdés finished off a cross from Erick Pulgar. Already in compensation time, an own goal by Peruvian Marcos López sealed the match at 90+1.
- The game is over and it is a victory for #The Red -!
With scores from Diego Valdés and Marcelino Núñez, Chile beat Peru by two goals to zero.
- Next game: Tuesday, October 17 against Venezuela, in Maturín.
— Chilean National Team (@LaRoja) October 13, 2023
Chile occupies fifth position with four pointswhile Peru sinks into ninth place with a single unitonly above Bolivia which is at the bottom of the classification.
For the fourth date of the South American qualifying roundThe next Tuesday, Chile will visit Venezuelaand hours later Peru will be local against Argentina.
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