Soccer-Chile boost World Cup chances with win over Paraguay (Reuters)

ASUNCION, June 7 (Reuters) – Chile scored a 2-1 away win over Paraguay at the Defensores del Chaco on Friday to give their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign a boost. The victory put Chile into fourth place on 18 points, two ahead of Venezuela, in the South American group, with 2010 World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay in sixth place on 13 points. The top four teams qualify automatically for the 2014 finals in Brazil, while the fifth-placed team will face an Asian side in a two-legged playoff for another spot in the tournament. …

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