Lionel Messi scored the only goal as Argentina kept alive their hopes of World Cup qualification with a 1-0 win over Chile in Buenos Aires.
Paulinho hit a hat-trick as Brazil recorded a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in Montevideo to move seven points clear in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying.
The most important thing against Chile, as Edgardo Bauza said, was for Argentina to get the win. And get the win they did. But it wasn't pretty.
Paulinho admitted his surprise after scoring a hat-trick against Uruguay in their World Cup Qualifier in Montevideo.
A 4-1 comeback win over Uruguay saw Brazil extend their unbeaten streak and move one step closer to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Argentina pushed Chile out of the top five in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying thanks to a Lionel Messi penalty kick.