Argentina saved the best for last. Needing a win and some help from Peru, Colombia, and Chile, Messi came up trumps with a magnificent hat trick,
Peru only managed to draw Colombia, and Chile lost 3⃣-0⃣ to Brazil. This left Argentina in position 3⃣ on the table, and Colombia at 4⃣.
Peru will play a play-off game against New Zealand to decide which of them is headed to Russia.
Final scores of today’s games:
Brazil 3⃣-0⃣ Chile
Ecuador 1⃣-3⃣ Argentina
Paraguay 0⃣-1⃣ Venezuela
Peru 1⃣-1⃣ Colombia
Uruguay 4⃣-2⃣ Bolivia
Final CONMEBOL standings:
🇧🇷BRA 41 pts
🇺🇾URU 31 pts
🇦🇷ARG 28 pts
🇨🇴COL 27 pts
🇵🇪PER 26 pts (GD: +1)
🇨🇱CHI 26 pts (GD: -1)
🇵🇾PAR 24 pts
🇪🇨ECU 20 pts
🇧🇴BOL 14 pts
🇻🇪VEN 12 pts