Nov, 18th 2020 – Everton forward Richarlison was on the scoresheet as Brazil beat Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off. Cavai received a straight red card after a video assistant referee review following a challenge on Richarlison in the second half.
Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo opened the scoring before Richarlison headed in a second on the stroke of half-time. Uruguay were without Luis Suarez after he tested positive for Covid-19.
Victory maintains Brazil’s 100% winning record in the South American qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. They top the 10-team group, while Uruguay are fifth. The top-four teams will qualify automatically but the fifth-placed team will enter an inter-regional play-off.