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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

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

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)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
NED
330010379
CHI
32015326
ESP
310247-33
AUS
300339-60