Assisted by a stunning overhead kick by Edouard Bello Venezuela to hold Brazil They drew 1-1 in their 2026 World Cup qualifier on Thursday, ending a home winning streak in qualifying that stretched to 15 games since 2015.
After a goalless first half in Cuiaba, defender Gabriel Magalhas opened the scoring in the 50th minute. NeymarCorner with a bullet header at the near post for his first international goal.
Brazil had a chance to extend their lead in the 71st minute when Vinicius Jr. had a goal disallowed for offside.
The hosts were made to regret their profanity when Bello jumped in the air and fired home. Jefferson SavarinoIts cross on 85 minutes.
The 35-year-old central defender had scored just four goals in more than 100 previous appearances for Argentina but showed superb skill to put the World Cup champions ahead after just three minutes with a sensational volley from a corner.
Lionel MessiWho was included in the squad despite being sidelined with a muscle problem in recent weeks, came on in the 53rd minute and went close to adding to Argentina’s tally, hitting the woodwork with a free kick in added time.
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Five minutes later, Colombia took the lead again Mateus Uribe Another Borre hit from the cross.
However, the goalkeeper was deprived of the victory of the host team Camilo Vargas In the 87th minute, Maximiliano Araujo was sent off after picking up a second yellow card with a penalty for a foul.
Alvaro Montero came on for Vargas but was unable to block Nunez’s spot kick.
Colombia and Uruguay are third and fourth in position chile After a 2-0 win over Peru, they are in fifth place.