Ecuador stymied Argentina's plan to secure qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ with a drama-filled 1-1 draw, while Colombia, Chile and Uruguay all collected important wins.
There were emphatic wins for Argentina and Colombia on Matchday 11 of the South American qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Separated by four points, the duo are now clear at the top of the table.
Colombia remained firmly on course for an automatic FIFA World Cup berth after sweeping Bolivia aside to head into second place in the CONMEBOL qualifying group.
Teofilo Gutierrez speaks to FIFA.com about his childhood idolisation of Carlos Valderamma, the quality of Falcao, the spirit within the Colombian camp, their Brazil 2014 qualification hopes and life at Cruz Azul.
Three points now separate the top six in South America after a matchday on which there were no home winners. FIFA.com has the details as the race for places at Brazil 2014 got even tighter.
FIFA.com recaps Friday’s four Brazil 2014 qualifiers in South America, which all went the way of the home sides, with Argentina taking over at the top of the group.