South American qualifying

Uruguay keep World Cup hopes alive

June 12, 2013
Uruguay kept their hopes of reaching the 2014 World Cup finals alive with a 1-0 win over Venezuela on Tuesday.

• Messi disappointed with draw

Uruguay leapfrogged their hosts into fifth place and now sit five points behind automatic qualification with one match in hand.

A 27th-minute goal from Edinson Cavani secured a first away win for the Charruas in the campaign to move them above Venezuela on goal difference.

Venezuela midfielder Tomas Rincon ...

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