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.
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.
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.
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.
Chile are still reliant on old stalwarts like Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez, but England-born Ben Brereton Diaz gives 'La Roja' the best chance.
Argentina beat Uruguay in World Cup qualifying thanks to goals from Lionel Messi, Rodrigo De Paul, and Lautaro Martinez.
Chile and Bolivia have the chance to get back into World Cup contention with two crucial home games over the next few days.
Brazil are leading the way in CONMEBOL qualifying, but what about the rest as this week's tripleheaders see two-thirds of games complete?
Premier League clubs which blocked South American players from traveling to World Cup qualifiers will be able to play them this weekend.
Gaston Pereiro scored in stoppage time to give Uruguay a 1-0 win over Ecuador in Thursday's World Cup qualifier in Montevideo.
The suspension of Argentina vs. Brazil took the spotlight off a competitive South American World Cup qualifying, but all eyes are back on the pitch.
South American players are in a club-vs.-country tug of war, a situation made worse by CONMEBOL's insistence on playing this year's Copa America.
Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored twice as Uruguay beat Bolivia 4-2 on Sunday to boost their chances of qualifying for the World Cup.
Brazil are comfortably out front of South America's World Cup qualifying campaign, but behind them, a lot could change between now and Qatar 2022.
Edinson Cavani's Uruguay call-up has been cancelled due to quarantine rules while Luis Suarez will miss with a knee injury.
Puma said that FIFA told them to remove two of the four stars above Uruguay's crest in time for the 2022 World Cup.
The 3-0 result flattered Argentina, but Leo Messi was once again pivotal for his nation. Colombia, meanwhile, edged past Uruguay without a No. 10.
David Ospina saved two penalties in a shootout to give Colombia victory over Uruguay and a place in the Copa America semifinals on Saturday.
Will Neymar lead Brazil to another Copa America crown, or will Lionel Messi finally win his first senior international title with Argentina?
Neymar is in form, Leo Messi is breaking records, but it's the displays of Ricardo Gareca's Peru that have been the talk of the Copa group stage.