Peru missed a second-half penalty in a 1-0 loss to Argentina in Buenos Aires.
The results leave Brazil in top spot with 28 points, six ahead of Argentina.
Argentina failed to score for the first time since June, 2019.
Pele had been hospitalised for nearly a month, checking in for routine exams before undergoing a September 4 operation to remove the tumor.
The 80-year-old football great was hospitalised for surgery to remove a tumour.
Defender Gabriel De Lima Da Silva from Sao Paulo will be playing for Malappuram-based Kerala United FC this season.
The 80-year-old three-time World Cup winner said he was feeling better and joked he still had hopes of playing again.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and Tottenham duo Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso were on the pitch as part of the Argentine line-up when officials from Brazil's health regulator Anvisa invaded the pitch and stopped the game.
Fifty-five-year-old Pradeep fell in love with Coelho after he read the Malayalam translation of 'The Alchemist' 10 years ago.
Five-time world champions Brazil have 21 points, six more than Argentina in second place.