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Sanchez stars as Chile overcome Australia

Despite establishing a two-goal lead early on, an Alexis Sanchez-inspired Chile were given a stern test by Australia until Jean Beausejour's late strike sealed a 3-1 victory in Cuiaba.

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Quotes

"We were not at our best. We didn’t play as well as we can – and with the calibre of our next two opponents, we will have to give a more complete performance," Jorge Sampaoli, Chile coach.

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19:51
The final whistle sounds.
19:49
90'+ BEAUSEJOUR (Chile) scores!!
19:49
90'+RYAN (Australia) blocks the shot.
19:49
90'+PINILLA (Chile) sees his effort hit the target.
19:45
88' PINILLA (in) comes off the bench to replace VARGAS (out) (Chile)
19:44
87'ISLA (Chile) blocks the shot.
19:44
87'LECKIE (Australia) sees his effort hit the target.
19:43
86' CH. ARÁNGUIZ (Chile) is yellow carded.
19:42
85'CH. ARÁNGUIZ (Chile) commits a foul.
19:42
85'ALEXIS (Chile) sees an effort go off target.
19:41
84' (Chile) blocks the shot.
19:41
84'MILLIGAN (Australia) sees his effort hit the target.
19:39
83'TROISI (Australia) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:36
79'DAVIDSON (Australia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ALEXIS (Chile).
19:35
78' TROISI (in) comes off the bench to replace BRESCIANO (out) (Australia)

Man of the Match

Forward
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Line-ups

Chile
ChileCHI
Australia
AustraliaAUS
(GK)(C)
1
(GK)
2
49'
4
60'
68'
11
88'
17
11
68'
18
(C)
21
78'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
68'
88'
13
14
78'
68'
17
60'
49'
21
CoachCoach
Jorge SAMPAOLI (ARG)Ange POSTECOGLOU (AUS)

Match Facts

Cuiaba

The capital of the state of Mato Grosso, Cuiaba is located in the exact geographic centre of South America, an equidistant 2,000 km from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Arena Pantanal

  • Stadium nameArena Pantanal
  • CityCuiaba
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity41112

Weather

  • Cloudy Night
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 55 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Noumandiez DOUE
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Côte d'IvoireCIV
  • Assistant Referee 1: Songuifolo YEO (CIV)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Jean Claude BIRUMUSHAHU (BDI)
  • Fourth official: Roberto MORENO (PAN)