(EFE) – The Colombian National Team defeated Chile 3-1 this Thursday with two goals from Miguel Ángel Borja and equaled Ecuador’s 13 points on the tenth date of the South American qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, while La Roja He was third to last, with 7 points.
Borja converted in the 9th minute a penalty awarded by Uruguayan referee Andrés Cunha.
A minute later, in the 20th, while the celebration for the opening of the scoreboard was still in the stands of the Metropolitano, a filtered pass from Rafael Santos Borré left Borja alone to define at will.
In the second half, Chile came out on the playing field ready to fix the situation that has those led by Martín Lasarte in crisis and with a more aggressive attitude achieved the discount in the 56th minute with a goal scored by Jean Meneses.
But it was pure illusion.
In the 74th minute Luis Fernando Díaz scored the goal that defined the game with the victory for the local who reached Ecuador in the table with the same 13 points occupying the fifth place and in the repechage zone.
Colombia will visit Uruguay in Montevideo on October 7.
Chile, eighth with 7 points, will have to go to Lima that same day to face Peru.