Big wins for Uruguay and Chile

[WORLD CUP 2014 QUALIFYING: South America] Argentina was again held to a tie, this time 1-1 at Ecuador, while Colombia moved to within three points of the lead with a 2-0 win over Peru.

The big winners were Chile, which opened up a five-point gap in fourth place with a 3-1 win over Bolivia, and Uruguay, which won, 1-0, at Venezuela.

Uruguay vaulted ahead of La Vinotinto into fifth place on goal difference and with a game in hand in the South American qualifying group.

The top four teams qualify automatically. The fifth-place team will place the Asian playoff winner in a two-game playoff.

South America Results:
June 11
Colombia 2 Peru 0
Ecuador 1 Argentina 1
Venezuela 0 Uruguay 1  
Chile 3 Bolivia 1

South America Standings:
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-
26 Argentina 7-5-1 25/9
23 Colombia  7-2-3 21//7
21 Ecuador 6-3-3 17/12
21 Chile 7-0-6 21/21
16 Uruguay 4-4-4 18/21
16 Venezuela 4-4-5 10/14
14 Peru 4-2-6 12/17
10 Bolivia 2-4-7 15/24
8 Paraguay 2-2-8 9/23

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