On Sunday evening, attention turns to the “New Kimica Arena” in Sao Paulo, the scene of the fiery revenge summit between the two traditional rivals, Brazil and Argentina, in the postponed sixth round of the South American qualifiers for the World Cup.
The two friends will meet the French Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Lionel Messi face to face again, about two months after the final match of the Copa America, which was decided by Argentina in its favour, with a single goal, when Messi was close to extending his contract with Barcelona before directing his compass to the French capital because of the roof law. The new salaries imposed by the Spanish League, which caused the decision to separate from “Blaugrana” in order to avoid threatening the club’s budget.
Brazil tweeted outside the flock in the qualifiers, as it achieved the full mark in seven matches so far, the last of which was a victory over its host Chile (1-0) on Thursday with 17 goals and only 2 against them. Jewel Pele, a 6-time winner before winning her third world title in 1970.
Brazil consolidated its lead with 21 points out of a possible 21, six ahead of Argentina, knowing that the first four teams from the unified group qualify directly for the World Cup, while the fifth is playing a play-off.
Brazil will play the three rounds scheduled this month in the absence of about 11 players who were prevented by their clubs from traveling,
On the other hand, Ecuador’s third matches (12 points), Chile’s seventh (6 points), Paraguay’s sixth (7 points) and Colombia’s fifth (9 points) also stand out.
Ecuador hopes to continue its awakening and achieve its second victory in a row after two consecutive losses, and it collides with a strong desire from Chile to achieve a second victory in the qualifiers and the first after two draws and two losses.
In turn, Paraguay is looking for a second win in the qualifiers and the first after the absence of five consecutive matches, but its rival Colombia also needs to win after two consecutive draws.
The fourth Uruguay (9 points), which plays its matches in the absence of its two stars, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, is counting on the ground factor to beat its eighth guest Bolivia (6 points), while the two wounded will meet the ninth Peru (5 points) and the last tenth Venezuela (4 points).
And the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Africa and Europe continue with the holding of several matches on Sunday, most notably.
The following are the dates for the qualifiers, according to Mecca time:
Rwanda #Kenya – 16:00
Togo #Namibia – 19:00
Gabon #Egypt – 22:00
The highlights of the European qualifiers
England #Andorra – 19:00
Spain #Georgia – 21:45
Germany #Armenia – 21:45
Switzerland #Italy – 21:45
San Marino # Poland – 21:45
Belgium #Czech Republic – 21:45