With goals from Gabriel, Jesus and Renato Augusto, the canarinha has achieved a difficult victory on Tuesday in Lima (0-2), and already his 27 points in the leadership of the south american qualifiers. The defeat of Uruguay, in Chile (1-3) makes the pentacampeona take a four-point advantage over the second placed.
The numbers of Tite in only four months in command of the brazilian team because they are historical. Six wins in six matches, 17 goals scored and only one conceded. It is only the second time in history that the Seleção achieved six victories in a row in playoffs, equaling the legendary generation of Pelé, Rivellino, Tostao and Gérson that achieved the same numbers prior to winning the World cup of 1970 in Mexico.
The stars, right on track
Gabriel Jesus, Coutinho and Neymar are still in tune and were instrumental in breaking the hard mark peruvian armed by Gareca, which was difficult and much of the life of the Barcelona striker who had a game more discreet than normal and came out in white for the first time since the arrival of the new coach.
The game started at high speed and with a Peru bold, attacking without fear of Canarinhá. Cave, Guerrero and Carrillo had been long threatened their walls and torn. Carrillo finished off a ball to Cueva and almost scored on a couple of occasions. But Brazil knew how to defend themselves and have patience to wait for his moment, which came not until the 57 minutes of the second part.
Renato Augusto tore down the right wing and centered to Coutinho who tried to the end. The ball slipped in the peruvian defense and ended up lost in the brand from the spot where Gabriel Jesus was only marking. The forward of Palmeiras dominated, he raised his head, he chose the side, and ended with a bomb. No chance to Gallese.
Peru went on the attack with urgency. Bitter the eighth position with 14 points and a draw not helped him in his mission to reach Russia 2018. But he paid for a mistake from their defence out with the ball in the minute 78, Gabriel Jesus took advantage. The front dominated from the left and played for Renato Augusto who, within the area, finished off satin to the right of Gallese.