The U.S. or Mexico could face a winner-takes-all match against a team from Oceania if either side doesn't directly qualify for the World Cup.
Oscar Tabarez dreamt of Uruguay contesting Qatar 2022 with a squad of veteran stars and promising kids. They may still, but he won't be their coach.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez was fired Friday amid his team's poor run in World Cup qualifying.
FIFA changed the World Cup qualifying format for the intercontinental playoffs on Friday to be single-leg games at a neutral venue.
Officials Andres Cunha and Esteban Ostojich were suspended after failing to give a red card to Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi vs. Brazil.
Argentina, amid a 27-game unbeaten run, have qualified for Qatar 2022. For Uruguay, however, things are starting to turn sour.
Argentina and Brazil drew a tense and end-to-end match 0-0 on Tuesday, meaning both teams retained their unbeaten record in CONMEBOL WC qualifiers.
Bolivia scored twice in the first half then missed a penalty and had a man sent off in a 3-0 win over Uruguay on Tuesday.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi is fit again and will start their World Cup qualifier at home to Brazil on Tuesday but Neymar will miss out.
Can Argentina's defense hold up vs. Brazil on Tuesday? The World Cup qualifier might not have anything on the line, but there's still lots to watch.
With Brazil into the World Cup and Argentina on the verge, teams such as Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, and Uruguay are fighting for their spots.
Unbeaten since 2019, Argentina's well-oiled machine rolled past a Uruguay side that snatched at too many chances on Friday in Montevideo.
Argentina started without Lionel Messi but a moment of magic from Angel Di Maria was enough to give them a 1-0 win over Uruguay.
Brazil have sealed their place at next year's World Cup, and defeat for Colombia opens up the race for the other spots.
Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Thursday to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022.
Lionel Scaloni responded to PSG criticism on Thursday, saying Argentina have a right to call Lionel Messi up.
Lionel Messi is almost certain to miss Argentina's match against Uruguay on Friday. How will Albiceleste coach Lionel Scaloni fill the void?
Could Portugal, Italy or Spain miss the World Cup finals? And will the United States get closer to qualifying? Here's what to watch for.
James Rodriguez has been called back into a Colombia team desperate for some creativity. Elsewhere, Paraguay and Chile face make-or-break games.
PSG forward Lionel Messi will miss the trip to Bordeaux through injury but could feature for Argentina in this month's World Cup qualifiers.
Despite his fine form for Real Madrid, Vinicius Junior has once again been left out of Tite's Brazil squad.
Uruguay have enjoyed 15 years of success under Oscar Washington Tabarez, but with World Cup qualifying in jeopardy, it may be time to say goodbye.
Brazil's Neymar scored in a 4-1 win that leaves his former Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez and Uruguay with an uphill struggle to make the World Cup.
Raphinha turned in another eye-catching performance for Brazil on Thursday by scoring twice in the home side's 4-1 victory over Uruguay.