The death of Diego Maradona led to a deluge of tributes for the Argentina legend, with Pele among those to pay his respects.
Brazil midfielder Arthur enjoyed his first international goal after a victory over Uruguay.
Even without Neymar, Brazil continued their dominance of Uruguay in Montevideo.
Alex Telles has been given the all-clear for COVID-19 after a previous test for the virus came back positive.
Facing Brazil without Neymar comes as a relief for Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez.
Marquinhos melontarkan amaran kepada rakan sepasukannya di Brazil agar memberi fokus 100 peratus terhadap ancaman penyerang Uruguay, Edinson Cavani, dalam perlawanan kelayakan Piala Dunia 2022, pagi esok.
Uruguay and Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez is set to miss games with Brazil and Barcelona this week after contracting COVID-19.
Brazil defender Marquinhos is well aware of the danger posed by Edinson Cavani after they spent seven years together at Paris Saint-Germain.
Brazil struggled to break down Venezuela's low block until after the introduction of Lucas Paqueta, impressing Tite and his assistant.
Brazil memastikan tiga kemenangan daripada tiga perlawanan pusingan kelayakan Piala Dunia zon CONMEBOL selepas menewaskan Venezuela 1-0 sebentar tadi.