Luis Fabiano scored two goals and Luisao added another in Brazil’s 3-1 victory over Argentina in their World Cup qualifier Saturday.
The victory guarantees Brazil a place in next year’s tournament. The five-time champions have played in every World Cup.
The result raised the pressure on Argentina coach Diego Maradona, as the two-time champions are in genuine danger of missing next year’s World Cup in South Africa.
Fabiano scored in the 30th and 67th with Luisao opening the scoring in the 24th. Jesus Datolo scoredfor Argentina in the 65th.