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Peru beat Chile 1-0 in World Cup qualifying

Associated Press
Mar 24, 2013 at 09:27am IST

Lima: Peru appear out of contention for next year's World Cup in Brazil, despite claiming a late 1-0 win over Chile in qualifying on Friday.

FC Schalke winger Jefferson Farfan finally broke a scoreless deadlock for Peru in the 86th minute to give the team a much-needed boost up the table in South American qualifying.

Peru now have 11 points from 10 matches, still one point behind Chile and Venezuela and a massive 12 points back of leader Argentina. Bolivia and Paraguay trail with eight points each.

Peru beat Chile 1-0 in World Cup qualifying

Peru appear out of contention for next year's World Cup in Brazil, despite claiming a late 1-0 win over Chile.

The top four clubs in South America qualify automatically for the World Cup, while the fifth-place team faces a playoff for a spot. Brazil as the host nation get an automatic berth.

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