Brazil beat Peru today to move 27 points and remain on top of the CONMEBOL table ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier.
The host compelled the group leaders to a first half goalless draw, before Gabriel Jesus broke the goal drought in the 58 minutes to put the Samba boys in the lead thereby making Brazil go four points clear off runners up Uruguay, who lost earlier today to Chile.
Manchester City fans would probably be delighted, to see their new signing Gabriel Jesus play significant role in his nation’s victory ahead of the World Cup, and they will hope he will reciprocate such when he comes to City in January.
Twenty-minutes after the first goal was scored, Renato Augusto sealed up victory for Brazil scoring the second and final goal of the match before the referee blasted the final whistle after normal time.
With this victory, Brazil are now sure of a spot in the four automatic slots available for the South America ahead of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.