Thursday's FIFA World Cup qualifying results
FIFA World Cup qualifying took place across four continents on Thursday
Brazil headlined the action by becoming the first South American nation to qualify for Qatar 2022
Decisive contests were a theme in Asia, Africa and Europe
Five-time FIFA World Cup™ kings Brazil are heading to Qatar 2022 with their 1-0 win over Colombia on Thursday shoring up qualification with plenty of room to spare.
Lucas Paqueta nabbed the only goal in the second half in Sao Paulo as the zone leaders achieved qualification after only 12 of their 18-match schedule.
The CONMEBOL action concluded another massive day of qualifying across three other continents.
FIFA.com reviews all the results and latest standings following numerous key match-ups in Asia, Africa and Europe.
South American qualifiers Matchday 13
Gianluca Lapadula of Peru celebrates after scoring
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Marcelo Moreno Martins of Bolivia competes for the ball with Alexander Callens
LIMA, PERU - NOVEMBER 11: Marcelo Moreno Martins of Bolivia competes for the ball with Alexander Callens of Peru during a match between Peru and Boliv...