Uruguay moved up to second in Brazil 2014 qualifying with a 4-2 win over bottom side Peru, while Ecuador lifted themselves to fourth on the back of a 1-0 victory over Venezuela.
FIFA.com reviews a weekend that saw Chile register a second successive away win to lead the South American standings, while a thriller in Montevideo sees Uruguay follow closely behind in the race for Brazil 2014.
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo says his team deserved to progress from their UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Benfica, however counterpart Jorge Jesus believes the Londoners have no chance against Barcelona.
Despite losing 1-0 to Chelsea last night, Benfica's Maxi Pereira belives the Lisbon side can overturn the deficit and make it to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Paolo Guerrero fired Peru into the lead, but Luis Suarez's goal on the stroke of half-time earned Uruguay a point in a match awash with opportunities.
Franco Jara scored the winning goal in the second half as Benfica came from a goal behind to beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 at home in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League last-16 tie.