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Peru beat Colombia in World Cup qualifier

Friday’s game was their sixth qualifier in a row without finding the back of the net
Edison Flores.
Edison Flores.
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Reuters   |   Published 30.01.22, 01:59 AM

Edison Flores scored a late goal for Peru to give the Andean side a 1-0 win away at Colombia on Friday and boost their chances of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Half-time substitute Flores struck after 85 minutes to give Peru their third consecutive win and lift them to 20 points and fourth place in the 10-team South America section, a point ahead of Uruguay.

Colombia and Peru started the night tied on 17 points and though the home side made most of the running, they were hurt in front of goal.

Friday’s game was their sixth qualifier in a row without finding the back of the net.



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