Uruguay took a fundamental step in its goal of qualifying for the 2023 World Cup in France, as beat Chile 15-10 in an extremely close match that was defined in the final minutes.
It was a battle, not only between both teams but also with eThe weather, since the wind in the stadium was very strong and did not allow the players to play the game they wanted. The Uruguayan team did not have many opportunities to reach the opposite goal, but they made it do in two key moments.
The two tries for Los Teros were supported by Germán Kessler, his hooker, with the same combination: line and maul. The first arrived at six minutes of play and there the power of Uruguay in the formation was noticed, which showed it again at 18 minutes of the second half to get ahead on the scoreboard.
On the side of Chile, Rodrigo Fernández scored the only try for his team, after getting a great interception when he was in extreme defense and run more than 80 meters with the ball to support without any problem.
The final minutes were a pain for Los Teros, as Chile rushed to seize the victory, but the fierce defense of Uruguay held the result in their favor.
The next date will determine who will win the triangle, since Uruguay and Brazil will face each other, which comes from losing against Chile on the first date and only victory serves them. Notably whoever wins this tournament, se must measure against the United States or Canada to determine the position “America 1” for the next World Cup in France 2023.