Brazil and Peru would take centre stage in the CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers clash on Wednesday, September 13 at the Estadio Nacional de Lima in Lima District, Peru. Brazil were not in the best of forms in the lead-up to the marquee competition as they succumbed to defeat at the hands of Senegal 4-2. However, in their tournament opener, they brought their A-game into play and registered an emphatic 5-1 win over Bolivia. Rodrygo and Neymar were the chief architects of the triumph as the duo penetrated the opposition's defence superbly and netted two goals each. Neymar Suprasses Pele To Become Brazil's Leading Goal Scorer, Achieves Feat During BRA vs BOL CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers.
As Brazil take the field at the Estadio Nacional de Lima, they would be itching to put up yet another dominant performance and trump Peru. However, they are wary of the fact that Peru is a force to be reckoned with at home. Therefore, Brazil would look to bring their A-game into play and secure a win on Wednesday. Peru on the other hand, are entering the high-voltage clash, having played a goalless draw against Paraguay. They would look to show their class against the star-studded Brazil side and cause an upset.
Will Neymar Play in Peru vs Brazil CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers?
When Brazil took on Bolivia, Neymar was in his elements and put up a stellar performance, scoring a brace to guide his side to a comprehensive win. During the game, he also etched his name in the history book by surpassing Pele's tally of 77 goals to become Brazil's leading goal scorer of all time. With the kind of form he is in, the star Forward is likely to feature in the starting XI against Peru on September 13. Neymar would look to weave his magic yet again and pilot Brazil to victory.
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