Brazil opens 2 a 0, but waver in the defense and ties with Uruguay

The draw was a result of faults in the defense.
26/03/2016 11h57 - Updated 26/03/2016 12h02
Photo: Christophe Simon / AFP

With a great performance from midfield forward, but important gaps in defense, the Brazilian team tied with Uruguay in 2 a 2 on Friday at the Arena Pernambuco, in a game for the fifth round of qualifiers for the World Cup 2018.

The draw at home, in São Lourenço da Mata, in Greater Recife, It can be explained in the fashion word in football: “balance”. The offensive sector was well and scored two goals in the initial stage, with Douglas Costa and Renato Augusto, but the rear in general and in particular David Luiz failed twice, allowing Cavani and Luis Suarez leave all the same.

In a game that seemed easy at first, the world's five-times champions team took just one point and was eight, third in the qualifying to overcome Paraguay and Argentina on goal difference. Uruguay is deputy leader, with ten, the three leading Ecuador.

The two teams return to the field next Tuesday. Brazil will have the tough task to go to Asuncion to face the Paraguayan, while the 'Celeste’ will face Peru in Montevideo.

The Brazilian team had only one embezzlement among those considered holders, midfielder Elias, recovering from an injury in the abdomen rectus muscle. Who got the job was Fernandinho. The other change from the last starting team, victory over Peru for 3 a 0 in November, was the return of David Luiz, that fulfill suspension.

by Uruguay, The game marked the return Suárez official games of the Uruguayan selection after nearly two years. He was away from the victory over Italy for the World Cup group stage 2014, that bit his opponent defender Giorgio Chiellini. Thereby, He received suspension and was embezzled during the America's Cup and the first four matches by qualifying.


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