Brazil Overwhelms Uruguay 4×1 in World Cup Qualifying

Paulinho shines with the hat-trick as Brazil easily dispatches Uruguay to take a stranglehold over the CONMEBOL qualifying table.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It was a showdown of the top two teams in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday, March 23rd, as number one Brazil traveled to Montevideo to take on number two Uruguay.

A virtuoso three-goal performance by midfielder Paulinho gave Brazil a dominant 4-1 victory and showed the world that the Seleção (Brazil's national team) may just be the team to beat in 2018.

Since manager Tite . . .

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