Neymar Jr.

National Brazilian Team trains to reencounter Uruguay in the World Cup Qualifiers

The National Brazilian Team prepares for the first match of the year for the 2018’s World Cup Qualifiers. Neymar Jr. and his teammates will reencounter Uruguay in the dispute, next Thursday (23), at 20h (Brazilian time), trying to maintain their isolated leadership in the table.

The last duel between Brazil and Uruguay happened in March 2016 and it was the first time that Neymar Jr. faced his fellow teammate Luis Suárez, with the battle ending on a 2-2 draw. But many things have changed before the reencounter. The Uruguay won’t have Luis Suárez inside the pitch, the Brazilian squad became the leader of the South American Qualifiers and now they have a new coach.

Since Tite became the National team’s coach, they remain unbeaten in the tournament. Brazil leads the table with 27 points, while Uruguay tries to get closer, in second place, with 23 points. Meanwhile, in third place, Ecuador and Chile share the position with 20 points.

This will be Neymar Jr.’s third match against Uruguay. The player has one victory, one draw and one assistance and seeks his goal against the team. With 50 goals for the National Brazilian Team, the player is five goals away from matching Romario and becoming the third biggest top-scorer in the history of the squad. Who knows, until the World Cup, the player reaches the mark.