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By the time the two rounds of November matches are complete, there will only be four left to play in South American qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The first tickets to Qatar could even be booked by next week.

Brazil (1st, 31 points) and Argentina (2nd, 25 points) are cruising in those top two places, and there’s a scenario which would see them clinch if there are at least six teams that are 13 or more points away. The Argentina vs. Brazil match on Nov. 16 will be must-watch.

The scrap for the other berths awarded to 3rd through 5th place (5th place earns a spot in a playoff) will be intense with some fascinating head-to-head matchups in November. While Colombia (4th, 16 points) and Uruguay (5th, 16 points) have their work cut out for them to take points off Brazil and Argentina, respectively, Ecuador (3rd, 17 points) will be expected to cement its third-place spot against last-place Venezuela.

The four teams behind that group will do battle to see which country can still keep dreaming of a World Cup berth. Paraguay (8th, 12 points) has a must-win at home against Chile (6th, 13 points), while the faint hopes of Peru (9th, 11 points) could be all but extinguished without a home win against Bolivia (7th, 12 points).

How to watch CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying in USA

Every World Cup qualifying match in South America can be streamed exclusively on fuboTV in English and Spanish.

WATCH: South American World Cup qualifiers on fuboTV (stream live)

The matches are also available on a pay-per-view basis via cable and satellite TV providers. 

CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying Standings

Updated as of Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 (Note: Goal difference is first tiebreaker)

Team PTS GP W L D GF GA GD
1-Brazil 31 11 10 0 1 26 4 +22
2-Argentina 25 11 7 0 4 19 6 +13
3-Ecuador 17 12 5 5 2 20 13 +7
4-Colombia 16 12 3 2 7 16 16 0
5-Uruguay 16 12 4 4 4 14 17 -3
6-Chile 13 12 3 5 4 14 14 0
7-Bolivia 12 12 3 6 3 17 25 -8
8-Paraguay 12 12 2 4 6 9 17 -8
9-Peru 11 12 3 7 2 10 19 -9
10-Venezuela 7 12 2 9 1 8 22 -14

PTS=Points, GP=Games Played, W=Wins, L=Losses, D=Draws, GF=Goals For, GA=Goals Allowed, GD=Goal Difference

Upcoming CONMEBOL qualifiers schedule

Matchday 13

Date Home Away Time (ET)
Nov. 11 Ecuador Venezuela 4 p.m.
Nov. 11 Paraguay Chile 6 p.m.
Nov. 11 Brazil Colombia 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 11 Peru Bolivia 9 p.m.
Nov. 12 Uruguay Argentina 6 p.m.

Matchday 14

Date Home Away Time (ET)
Nov. 16 Bolivia Uruguay 3 p.m.
Nov. 16 Venezuela Peru 4 p.m.
Nov. 16 Colombia Paraguay 6 p.m.
Nov. 16 Argentina Brazil 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 16 Chile Ecuador 7:15 p.m.

Matchday 15

Date Home Away Time (ET)
Jan. 27, 2022 Chile Argentina TBD
Jan. 27, 2022 Colombia Peru TBD
Jan. 27, 2022 Ecuador Brazil TBD
Jan. 27, 2022 Paraguay Uruguay TBD
Jan. 27, 2022 Venezuela Bolivia TBD

Matchday 16

Date Home Away Time (ET)
Feb. 1, 2022 Argentina Colombia TBD
Feb. 1, 2022 Bolivia Chile TBD
Feb. 1, 2022 Brazil Paraguay TBD
Feb. 1, 2022 Peru Ecuador TBD
Feb. 1, 2022 Uruguay Venezuela TBD

Matchday 17

Date Home Away Time (ET)
March 24, 2022 Argentina Venezuela TBD
March 24, 2022 Brazil Chile TBD
March 24, 2022 Colombia Bolivia TBD
March 24, 2022 Paraguay Ecuador TBD
March 24, 2022 Uruguay Peru TBD

Matchday 18

Date Home Away Time (ET)
March 29, 2022 Bolivia Brazil TBD
March 29, 2022 Chile Uruguay TBD
March 29, 2022 Ecuador Argentina TBD
March 29, 2022 Peru Paraguay TBD
March 29, 2022 Venezuela Colombia TBD

CONMEBOL 2022 Qualifying Results

Matchday 1

Matchday 2

Matchday 3

Matchday 4

Matchday 5

Matchday 6

Matchday 7

Matchday 8

Matchday 9

Matchday 10

Matchday 11

Matchday 12

How CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying works

It’s not complicated in South America. All 10 nations play in a round-robin format with each country playing the other nine teams at home and away (total of 18 matches). It’s three points for a win, one for a draw and zero for every loss. 

After 18 matches, the top four teams in the standings qualify directly to Qatar 2022, while the fifth-place team will advance to an intercontinental playoff with a ticket to Qatar on the line.



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