Brazil will enter Tuesday's match at Estadio Nacional in Lima on the back of a 5-0 rout of Bolivia while Peru drew 2-2 against Paraguay in last week's opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho said Saturday that his hunger for success has increased three-fold after his season-long loan at Bayern Munich.
The score changed for the first and final time in the 60th minute when Scotland's Stephen O'Donnell sent a nice center from the right side to Queen's Park Rangers' striker Lyndon Dykes who was left unguarded by Slovak defenders and had no trouble scoring from close range on the first shot on goal of his team.
"Now I value my health a lot more, because it is horrible being stopped for so long and you really suffer," explained the 24-year-old, who is now looking forward to the new campaign.
Firmino scored twice as Brazil opened their South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) qualifying campaign with a 5-0 rout of Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday. Peru drew 2-2 in their first match against Paraguay in Asuncion on Thursday.
To support the delivery of the season, athletes have agreed to a uniform pay reduction of 15 percent with the exception of those already on minimum payments.
"I didn't drink sodas for four or five years. I know if something is good for me, I will do it, otherwise, I won't."
Scotland is leading Group 2 of League B with seven points, the Czechs have six in second place, Israel has two in third.
"Adama is special, but we shouldn't think he is all about pace, he is able to keep the ball and he's very skillful. He isn't like many other players, it's hard to find players like him and we'll try to fit him into our team," added Luis Enrique.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
Having been beaten 3-0 by Mali on Friday, Ghana manager Charles Kwabena Akonnor made five changes to his starting 11.