Peru beats Chile 1-0 in WCup qualifying

Peru appears out of contention for next year’s World Cup in

Brazil, despite claiming a late 1-0 win over Chile in qualifying

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 has 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.

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 gets an automatic berth.