FIFA.com brings you the results of a survey of South American national team coaches made following the South Africa 2010 qualifying phase.
South America’s national coaches have given their views on the leading performers in the continental qualifying competition for the FIFA World Cup.
South American qualifying for South Africa ended with Uruguay and Chile making their returns to the top alongside Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
Argentina avenged their defeat in the inaugural FIFA World Cup Final 79 years ago to qualify for South Africa and leave Uruguay facing a play-off.
Ten-man Brazil preserved their unbeaten home record in South Africa 2010 qualifying as they held Venezuela to a goalless draw in Campo Grande.
Uruguay and Argentina clash for the final direct ticket, while Ecuador dream of leapfrogging both in Santiago. FIFA.com looks ahead to all the action.