Salomon Rondon scored in the 84th minute to snatch a 1-1 draw for Venezuela with Uruguay in South American qualifying for Brazil 2014, while Chile claimed a 2-0 win over Bolivia.
Venezuela are through to the Copa America semi-finals, where they will face Paraguay, for the first time in their history after they beat Chile 2-1 at the Estadio del Bicentenario.
FIFA.com reviews the final games in Group B at the Copa America, which featured 12 goals, a late comeback from Venezuela, the return to form of Brazil, and Ecuador's exit from the tournament.
With two of pre-tournament favourites to go far on show in the shape of Brazil and Paraguay the day will be remembered for the resilience of their opponents' rearguards, with Ecuador and Venezuela ensuring a goalless day.
Brazil were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw with Venezuela, two days after rivals Argentina were held to Bolivia, as their swarm of stars failed to find their rhythm in a disjointed performance in La Plata.
A quintet of leagues recently ended with Bolivar, Caracas FC, Cerro Porteno, Universidad de Chile and Once Caldas atop their respective podiums.