2015 Schedule

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2015 Schedule
6-2-10, 8th in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONMEBOL
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443dTim Vickery

Ecuador, Uruguay need to find form

After solid starts in World Cup qualifying, Ecuador and Uruguay are reeling at the wrong time, with matches against South America's Big 2 on Thursday.

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601dESPN staff

CONMEBOL: Brazil extend lead atop table

A Paulinho hat trick helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

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603dTim Vickery

Why 29 is the magic number in CONMEBOL

As ever, the level of competition in South America will ensure that the World Cup qualifying campaign will go all the way down to the wire.

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673dTim Vickery

World Cup changes impact South America

CONMEBOL qualifying is arguably as tough as it gets but teams are thoroughly prepared for the World Cup. Changing the format could be a hindrance.

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683dTim Vickery

Valencia setting Ecuadorian standard

With very few Ecuadorians playing in Europe, Antonio Valencia continues to thrive at Manchester United and set the standard for Ecuadorians abroad.

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726dAdriana Garcia

Ecuador coach to James: Don't underestimate us

James Rodriguez said Ecuador will be easy to beat in South American qualifying. Ecuador's coach, however, has issued the Real Madrid winger a warning.

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736dTim Vickery

CONMEBOL's top six face off in qualifying

Argentina vs. Brazil is the headliner but Colombia vs. Chile and Uruguay vs. Ecuador are other appetising matchups in round 11 of CONMEBOL qualifying.

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768dESPN staff

Wondolowski key as U.S. beats Cuba 2-0

Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist for the United States in a 2-0 friendly win against a resolute and opportune Cuba side in Havana.

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768dAdriana Garcia

Enner Valencia avoids police pitchside

Ecuador forward Enner Valencia avoided police on Thursday for a third time in the space of two days after a warrant was issued for his detention.

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772dTim Vickery

Can Ecuador get back on track?

After a rollercoaster first half of their World Cup qualifying campaign, Ecuador hope to right the ship against Chile and at Bolivia.

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798dTim Vickery

Vickery: What's happened to Ecuador?

First after four rounds, Ecuador have now slipped to fifth in the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying table, writes Tim Vickery.

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804dTim Vickery

Vickery: Gabriel Jesus shines for Brazil

The Tite era could hardly have gotten off to a better start. In the manager's debut, Gabriel Jesus led Brazil to an electrifying 3-0 win over Ecuador.

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804dESPN staff

CONMEBOL: Messi, Gabriel Jesus fuel wins

Lionel Messi scored in his return as 10-man Argentina defeated Uruguay, while Brazil cruised by Ecuador in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers on Thursday.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONMEBOL

Goal Difference-3
Goals Scored26
Assists18
Goals Conceded29