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Colombia captain James Rodriguez photographed with middle finger up

Alejandro Moreno and Alexis Nunes predict which teams will prevail ahead of a juicy slate of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers.

Colombia captain James Rodriguez has been photographed brandishing his middle finger from an upstairs window at the Colombia Football Federation offices, in a shot published on Sunday by news agency Agence France-Presse.

The incident came after James had scored a late penalty to secure the team's less than impressive 1-0 World Cup 2018 qualifying win at home to bottom-side Bolivia last week, and ahead of fourth-placed Colombia's visit to fifth-placed Ecuador in Quito on Tuesday. 

The image...

 By Tim Vickery

Ecuador vs. Colombia puts CONMEBOL qualifying sides' deficiencies on display

Gab Marcotti and Alejandro Moreno enthusiastically debate whether Brazil can be called the world's best team right now.
Steve Nicol expresses surprise in Brazil's defensive improvement under Tite, made evident in their win at Uruguay.
Alejandro Moreno says Argentina's win over Chile in qualifying covered up glaring problems for Edgardo Bauza's side.

With five rounds of the 18 to go, there are now four separate competitions taking place in CONMEBOL's World Cup qualifying campaign.

Brazil are in a category of their own. Seven consecutive victories have given them a seven-point lead at the top of the table. They are all but mathematically qualified for Russia 2018 and can use the rest of competition to try to ensure that they have not peaked too soon.

At the other end of the scale are Venezuela and Bolivia, down at the foot of the table with no...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Paulinho hat trick helps Brazil extend lead; Lionel Messi goal lifts Argentina

Paulinho admitted his surprise after scoring a hat-trick against Uruguay in their World Cup Qualifier in Montevideo.

A Paulinho hat trick helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

Uruguay were awarded a penalty on nine minutes when Alisson took down Edinson Cavani after the PSG striker had beaten the Brazil keeper to a chested back-pass from left-back Marcelo.

Cavani then stepped up and powered his shot low and to the right of Alisson to give the home side a 1-0 advantage.

Paulinho scored the first of his goals to put Brazil level...