Two of South America’s the majority of renowned national groups lock horns in Montevideo in the fourth round of qualifiers for Qatar 2022
CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying returns today as the 10 South American nations contend for a place at World Cup 2022 in Qatar
CONMEBOL qualifiers can be enjoyed through Fanatiz The streaming platform provides the choice to watch each game in the US.
How to see Colombia vs Uruguay on United States TELEVISION
|Date||Time (US PT/ ET)||Match||Channel|
|November 17||3: 00 pm/ 6pm||Uruguay vs Brazil||Fanatiz|
What has happened to Uruguay and Brazil so far in CONMEBOL’s World Cup 2022 credentials?
Uruguay sustained mixed fortunes in October’s opening qualifiers, squeezing past Chile 2-1 thanks to Maxi Gomez’s last-gasp objective before coming unstuck at altitude in Quito as Ecuador romped to a 4-2 win.
The Celeste fared far better on Friday, breezing past Colombia 3-0 in Barranquilla to cause a very first qualifying defeat on Carlos Queiroz’s charges. Luis Suarez netted a charge – his fourth goal in just 3 games, all from the spot – while Edinson Cavani and substitute Darwin Nunez were also on target for the away side.
Brazil, meanwhile, ended that very first double-header connected with Argentina at the top of the CONMEBOL standings as the only 2 sides to win both their video games, downing Bolivia and Peru 5-0 and 4-2 respectively.
And the Selecao guaranteed it would go into the weekend in first place with victory over Venezuela last week, albeit one they were made to work for. Roberto Firmino lastly broke the deadlock 20 minutes into the 2nd half to end the Vinotinto’s stout resistance in Sao Paulo, leaving the giants with a perfect 9 points from 9 so far.
Uruguay and Brazil team news and preview
Uruguay will have to do without star striker and its all-time top goalscorer Luis Suarez after the Atletico Madrid man tested favorable for COVID-19 today.
Oscar Tabarez will otherwise likely select to duplicate the side that was so excellent in Barranquilla, with Nicolas de la Cruz’s early withdrawal oweing to tactical rather than fitness factors to consider.
Brazil lost Neymar and young full-back Gabriel Menino to injury ahead of the international week but also came through their Friday fixture without choice issues.
Douglas Luiz picked up a yellow card versus Venezuela and is one of only two Brazil players presently on a booking, along with Thiago Silva.
Probable Uruguay XI: Campana; Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, Vina; Nandez, Torreira, Bentancur, De la Cruz; Nunez, Cavani.
Probable Brazil XI: Ederson; Danilo, Marquinhos, T. Silva, Lodi; E. Ribeiro, Allan, Douglas Luiz/Arthur; Richarlison, Jesus, Firmino.
CONMEBOL’s World Cup 2022 credentials table ahead of Matchday 4