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November 16, 2000|Times Wire Services

In other qualifiers, Ariel Ortega scored a stunning individual goal on a burst through the defense as Argentina beat host Chile, 2-0, in a bruising game at Santiago. Argentina, with 25 points, has a five-point lead over Brazil and Paraguay in the South American group; Chile is in seventh place with 10 points and its chances of advancing are in jeopardy. . . . Paraguay hammered hapless Peru, 5-1, at Asuncion, Paraguay, to stay on course for a second consecutive Cup appearance. Goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert set up one goal and scored another for Paraguay. . . . Roque Junior scored in injury time to give new Brazil Coach Emerson Leao a 1-0 victory in his debut against Colombia at Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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