Neymar's possible withdrawal from Friday's fixture at Corinthians Arena would likely provide a starting opportunity for Benfica forward Everton Soares.
Slovakia now face a play-off against Northern Ireland on November 12, with the winning side qualifying for the delayed Euro 2020 finals, to be staged from June 11 to July 11, 2021. Enditem
"It was a very hard and equally balanced match. The initial tie was fair and then we got lucky in the penalty lottery," said Slovakia captain Marek Hamsik afterwards.
Botafogo were reduced to 10 men just after halftime when Rafael Forster was shown a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Leandro Barcia.
ACCRA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Ghana trounced Qatar, the 2022 FIFA World Cup host and 2019 Asian champion, 5-1 in an international friendly at the Emir Sports Complex in Antalya, Turkey on Monday.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez had given the hosts the lead from the penalty spot at Estadio Centenario after a Sebastian Vegas handball just before halftime.
Both players had also tested positive on Sunday, along with defender Christian Ramos and striker Aldair Rodriguez. The latter two were cleared to play in Tuesday's fixture at Estadio Nacional after testing negative on Monday, the Peruvian Football Federation said.
Argentina's next qualifier will be against Bolivia in La Paz next Tuesday. Enditem
"We want athletics to have a permanent home in Japan," he said. "It would be a perfect solution to bring the world championships here as soon as possible," he said.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez has revealed he did not think twice about joining Atletico Madrid after being told by new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman that he was no longer required at the club.
Both sides traded the advantage in the second quarter before Zhejiang went on a late scoring run to race ahead 49-44 at the interval.