Brazil has 22 years of unbeaten record against Uruguay

Brazil has 22 years of unbeaten record against Uruguay

This Tuesday, the 17th, the Brazilian team faces Uruguay, in the South American Qualifiers, and defends a 22-year unbeaten streak against Celeste

This Tuesday, the 17th, the Brazilian Team enters the field to face the Uruguayin a match valid for the fourth round of the South American Qualifiersat the Centenary Stadium, in Montevideo. Still undefeated in this campaign, Brazil is looking to add three more points and maintain a historic unbeaten streak against the celestial team, which completed 22 years without defeat against the Uruguayans.

The last time Brazil lost to Uruguay was in 2001, precisely in a World Cup qualifying match. At the time, the Brazilian team was still four-time world champion and had Emerson Leão as your coach. Federico Magallanes scored the only goal for the Uruguayans, who won 1-0.

Since then, the Brazilian team has not known what it is like to lose to Uruguay. With seven wins and five draws, Brazil has a streak of 12 unbeaten games, more than 22 years after the last defeat to Celeste. In addition to the clashes in the Qualifiers, the two teams had meetings in Copa America (2004 and 2007) and Confederations Cup (2013).

Under the command of Tite, the Brazilian team had four clashes against Uruguay, adding four consecutive victories. The last game between the teams ended with a thrashing by Brazil, with a score of 4-1. Neymar It is Gabigol scored, but the shine remained with Raphinha who found the net twice.

Last game between Brazil and Uruguay at the Centenário Stadium, in 2020 (Credit: Getty Images)

With two wins and a draw ahead of the Brazilian team, Fernando Diniz comes for his first big challenge for the team, against a champion opponent of the world Cup. On the other side, Marcelo Bielsa faces Brazil for the first time as Celeste’s coach.

Source: sportbuzz

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