Paceess brings you the results of all the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoffs that took place around the world on Friday.
Mexico played a 0-0 draw against the United States at the Estadio Azteca, as both teams failed to score.
In South America, Brazil defeated Chile 4-0, thanks to goals from Neymar, Vini Jr., Philippe Coutinho and Richarlison.
However, in Africa, the Super Eagles of Nigeria drew 0-0 against the Black Stars of Ghana in Kumasi in the first leg.
Below is the full list of all the World Cup playoffs played around the world on Friday:
In North America (CONCACAF):
- Jamaica 1 – 1 El Salvador
- Panamá 1 – 1 Honduras
- Mexico 0 – 0 United States
- Costa Rica 1 – 0 Canada
In South America:
- Paraguay 3-1 Ecuador
- Brazil 4-0 Chile
- Uruguay 1-0 Perú
- Colombia 3-0 Bolivia
- Argentina 3-0 Venezuela
In Africa (First legs):
- Congo DR 1-1 Morocco
- Cameroon 0-1 Algeria
- Mali 0-1 Tunisia
- Egypt 1-0 Senegal
- Ghana 0-0 Nigeria
2022 World Cup: Many things will change – Lionel Messi speaks after Argentina’s latest victory
Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has said that many things will change after the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar later this year.
Messi said this after leading Argentina to beat Venezuela 3-0 on Friday in the remaining match of the penultimate round of South American World Cup qualifying series.
Three goals from Nicolas Gonzalez, Angel Di Maria and Messi gave Argentina the win over Venezuela.
“I don’t know what I will do after the World Cup. I am thinking about what is coming,” Messi said at his post-match press conference.
Asked about him continuing with the national team after Qatar, the Paris Saint-Germain forward, who turns 35 in June, added: “I don’t know, the truth is I don’t know. I think about that which is coming, which is close, Ecuador (on Tuesday). The preparation matches in June and September.”
“Let’s hope these go the best way possible. But for sure, after the World Cup many things will change.”
Meanwhile, Messi was recently booed by Paris Saint-Germain fans.