In the flagship match of the 12th round of the South American World Cup qualifiers, Brazil and its superstar Neymar will face Luis Suarez and Uruguay at the Amazon stadium in Manaus. But teams come into the game in very different places when it comes to their qualifying fortunes.
Brazil comfortably sit in first place with an unbeaten record and a six-point lead over Argentina. He has the best defensive record in the tournament and still hasn’t conceded a goal at home. This is the prospect facing a Uruguayan side who have just won 3-0 at the hands of Lionel Messi and Argentina four days earlier.
Uruguay enter the game in fifth place in the standings and he drops for every point he can get to enter the top four places, which will guarantee a direct ticket to Qatar 2022. He will close the calendar year with a home game against Argentina and a trip to Bolivia, the latter proving problematic for several teams lately.
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Brazil vs. Uruguay final score
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BRA – Neymar (Fred) – 10th min.
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10th minute: Brazil goal! It’s Neymar! What a goal that was. Fred floats the ball into the penalty area for Neymar’s run. The PSG man bypasses the keeper and shoots the ball in front of the defenders waiting on the line. Objective well worked.
7th minute: Neymar falls just outside the penalty area, but the referee was in no mood to give a penalty. Neymar hasn’t complained much about it.
4th minute: Calm start to the game. The teams aren’t really attacking each other just yet. The crowd is not in it. They are waiting for the players to take the first step.
1st minute: After a moment of silence for the victims of COVID-19, let’s go.
8:29 p.m .: We’re about to start here:
Brazil vs. Uruguay: Composition
Tite is making five changes to his roster with Ederson on the net and Tottenham right-back Emerson Royal taking the start. Lucas Verissimo will step in to give Marquinhos a break and Raphinha will get off to a good start. Real Madrid center-back Eder Militao is injured.
Brazil’s starting eleven (4-3-3, left to right): 23-Ederson-GK – 6-Alex Sandro, 22-Lucas Verissimo, 3-Thiago Silva, 13-Emerson Royal – 8-Fred, 5-Fabinho, 17-Lucas Paqueta – 10-Neymar, 9-Gabriel Jesus, 19- Raphinha
Brazilian submarines: 1-Alisson-GK, 12-Weverton-GK, 16-Guilherme Arana, 4-Marquinhos, 2-Danilo, 15-Edenilson, 7-Gerson, 14-Douglas Luiz, 20-Antony, 11-Everton Ribeiro, 18-Vinicius Junior, 21-Gabriel Barbosa
(Not in the team: Arthur Cabral, Eder Militao)
Uruguay team Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani up front. La Celeste will miss center-backs Jose Maria Gimenez and Ronaldo Araujo as well as Giorgian de Arrascaeta, but Rodrigo Betancur is back from a suspension for accumulating yellow cards.
Uruguay’s starting lineup (4-4-2, left to right): 1-Fernando Muslera-GK – 17-Matias Vina, 3-Diego Godin, 19-Sebastian Coates, 8-Nahitan Nandez – 7-Nicolas De La Cruz, 15-Federico Valverde, 5-Matias Vecino, 6-Rodrigo Betancur – 9 -Luis Suarez, 21-Edinson Cavani
Uruguayan submarines: 23-Sergio Rochet-GK, 12-Martin Campana-GK, 22-Martin Caceres, 2-Joaquin Piquerez, 13-Giovanni Gonzalez, 20-Facundo Torres, 14-Lucas Torreira, 11-Gaston Pereiro, 18-Darwin Nunez, 4 -Fernando Gorriaran, 10-Augustin Alvarez Martinez, 16-Brian Rodriguez
How to watch Brazil vs Uruguay
- Dated: Thursday October 14
- Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
- Diffusion: fuboTV
Brazil vs Uruguay and all World Cup qualifying matches in South America can be streamed exclusively on fuboTV in English and Spanish.
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Brazil vs. Uruguay betting odds and predictions
Odds courtesy of DraftKings
To take: Brazil -1 Asian Handicap (-115)
Although Uruguay had their chances against Argentina on Sunday, the 3-0 loss was a true reflection of the difference in talent between the two teams. It will be the same in Manaus, and while the result may not be so lopsided, Brazil should at least be better by one goal. Brazil also have the tournament’s best team defense – three goals against in 10 games – and won’t be scored easily.
Brazil -1 Asian Handicap might not be very adventurous, but neither is the game we’ll see between these two teams. It’s decent protection if the Selecao have a day off in front of goal.
Prediction: Brazil 2, Uruguay 0
- Moneyline: Brazil -210 / Draw +310 / Uruguay +750
- Spread (Asian handicap): Brazil -1 (-110) / Uruguay +1 (+100)
- O / U 2.5 total goals: Over +130 / Under -160
- The two teams score: Yes +155 / No -205