By MAURICIO SAVARESE
AP Sports Writer
SAO PAULO (AP) — Edison Flores scored in the 85th minute, and Peru beat Colombia 1-0 for a key road win in its bid for a second consecutive World Cup appearance.
Flores lifted his country to a third consecutive victory in South American qualifiers. He beat David Ospina with a shot between the Colombian goalkeeper and the right post.
South America has four direct World Cup spots, and the fifth-place team will play an international playoff against an Asian rival for a berth.
Brazil and Argentina have already qualified.
Ecuador has 24 points, four ahead of Peru.
Teams have three more rounds to play.