Muriel made it 3-0 by thumping a shot past goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez after taking possession in his own half and leaving Venezuela's defense in his wake with a rapid counterattack.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
Commenting on the development, several soccer fans commended the government for considering them on the matter.
SN was unexpectedly defeated by TL with a 3-1 lead, but the team soon adjusted by double killing G2 in two consecutive games to top Group A.
Ji scored eight points in the first quarter, leading Daqing to ride on a 6-0 run, but Tianjin managed a 15-14 lead after a defense-driven quarter, and the fierce battle lasted until overtime.
Having been beaten 3-0 by Mali on Friday, Ghana manager Charles Kwabena Akonnor made five changes to his starting 11.
Argentina's next qualifier will be against Bolivia in La Paz next Tuesday. Enditem
"What I can do this year is to keep a good mood. I will try to adjust myself to reach a peak state during the Olympics next year," she added.
Ghana captain Andrew Ayew and Samuel Owusu were on target in the 63rd and the 65th minute to restore Black Stars' lead.
Gomez came off the bench in the 87th minute and struck six minutes later by controlling Francisco Sierralta's headed clearance with his chest and rifling a 20-yard shot into the bottom-left corner.
"I've battled with Dani [Alves] for a place in the team and that has made me a better player. I'm playing well for my club, I'm happy, and I think that everything that I've experienced in football until now has given me what I need to be able to pay for Brazil's national team and have more continuity."