Uruguay are almost assured of their place in next year's World Cup finals in Brazil after battering Jordan 5-0 on Wednesday.
The final 11 spots for next year's finals in Brazil are about to be filled with matches taking place across the globe.
The two were drawn to face each other on Monday in a two-leg series scheduled for November 15 and 19.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will find out who they must beat in a playoff to reach the World Cup in Brazil.
Alberto Zaccheroni's job as Japan coach is not under threat ahead of next year's World Cup in Brazil despite the Asian champions' recent insipid performances.
Croatia coach Igor Stimac was fired on Wednesday following his team's 2-0 loss to Scotland in a World Cup qualifier.
Poland coach Waldemar Fornalik was fired on Wednesday following his team's 2-0 loss to England in a World Cup qualifying match.
Losing in Armenia was bad enough but a home defeat by the Czech Republic four days later gave Bulgaria the worst possible end to their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Germany conceded a staggering seven goals in their two qualifiers against second-placed Sweden, their toughest opponent in the group.
England booked their place at next summer's World Cup in Brazil with a 2-0 win over Poland at Wembley on Tuesday.
Vicente del Bosque was understandably a happy man after leading his side to the 2014 World Cup finals with an easy 2-0 victory over Georgia.
England, Spain, Bosnia and Russia are the latest nations to qualify automatically for the 2014 World Cup - but there are still 14 places up for grabs.
Uruguay finished fifth in the South American qualifying group with Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador earning the automatic berths.
Mexico will play New Zealand for a spot in next year's World Cup despite losing 2-1 at Costa Rica.
However, European names like France, Portugal and Greece were consigned to the playoffs.
Andre Schuerrle grabbed a second half hat-trick as Germany fought back from 2-0 down to sink Sweden 5-3.
Alvaro Negredo and substitute Juan Mata struck in a comfortable 2-0 home win over minnows Georgia.
Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard scored to send England to the World Cup finals with a 2-0 victory over Poland.
France, 25th in the latest FIFA standings which will be updated on Thursday, are unlikely to be seeded in the playoff draw which takes place in Zurich.
Spain need a solitary point against Georgia on Tuesday to secure their place at the finals in Brazil next year.
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