Uruguay ended Tahiti’s FIFA Confederations Cup campaign with a 8-0 win in a match that featured two red cards, a saved penalty and four goals from Abel Hernandez.
The FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 will be the ninth edition of the tournament. Here, FIFA.com picks out nine key stats as Saturday’s opening match draws ever closer.
Uruguay's Nacional claimed a famous 1-0 win on the home turf of Argentinian giants Boca Juniors to move top of their Copa Libertadores group, while Atletico Mineiro and Santa Fe were also in the winner's circle.
Uruguay drew 1-1 with Costa Rica on Wednesday to seal qualification for South Africa 2010, becoming the final team to book their ticket.
Paraguay beat Argentina to seal qualification and drop their opponents down to fifth, while Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela all improved their hopes.