The The Uruguayan team defeated its Brazilian counterpart 2-0 this Tuesday in the stadium Montevideo Centennialin a duel corresponding to the fourth date of the South American qualifying round towards the 2026 World Cupbreaking a 22-year negative streak against the five-time champions.
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The Celeste's goals were scored by Darwin Núñezat 41, and Nicolás de la Cruzat 77, the same as They catapulted those led by Marcelo Bielsa to second position of the World Cup classification.
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He Brazilian star Neymar had to be replaced near the end of the first half after stepping badly and injuring his left legleaving the field on a stretcher and with obvious signs of painwhich set off alarms in the 'Canarinha'.
With this victory, The Uruguayan team reaches Brazil, which only added one point on this FIFA date, and the surprising Venezuela in second place in the standings, all with 7 pointslocated just two of the leaderthe current world champion Argentinawho will face Peru.
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