Neymar's gorgeous goal for Brazil last night had just one tiny flaw

Neymar celebrates Brazil's World Cup qualification with stunning girlfriend

Brazil's magnificent run of form under Tite means they now lead the South American standings with 30 points from 13 games, seven points clear of second placed Uruguay who have 23 points.

SAO PAULO Brazil could become the first side to guarantee qualification for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday if they beat Paraguay at home and both Ecuador and Chile drop points.

Bolivian coach Mauricio Soria, who spared some of his main players in the 1-0 defeat at Colombia on Thursday, said his team will not be intimidated by the Argentine stars and should push hard against them.

Coming off a tremendous 4-1 away win against second place and historical foe Uruguay, Brazil seem to have recaptured some of their luster of old.

Paraguay, meanwhile, now find themselves five points off the top four with only four games remaining after being outclassed in Sao Paolo.

One of the interesting facts is that Brazilian domestic league gave up 22 players for the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, while only Bolivia in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers gave up more than Brazilian league - 25 players.

The result against Paraguay not only puts Brazil in the World Cup, it could just turn out to be an important result for Brazil's bitter rivals Argentina, who lost away to Bolivia, and are teetering on the brink of not qualifying for Russian Federation. That was the first meeting since Paraguay knocked Brazil out of the 2015 Copa America on penalties. However, Tite's team are focused and determined enough to win as they push their limits farther into their goal of reaching the World Cup finals.

The Argentinians will attempt to build on that crucial victory when the travel to the thin air of La Paz to face Bolivia on Tuesday.

However, the 2-1 win over Ecuador in their last match has boosted Paraguay's confidence.

Argentina's next games will be in August at Uruguay and in Buenos Aires against Venezuela.

In the 53rd minute, Neymar was brought down in the penalty area by Rodrigo Rojas, but the Brazilian ended up missing from the spot as Paraguay goalkeeper Anthony Silva went the right way to pull off a great save.

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