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Overview

Match summary

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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20:00

It's all over at the Arena Pantanal, but we're not finished on FIFA.com. It's time to take a breather in Brazil and digest the day's incredible action. We'll have all the video highlights and post-match reaction from the day's games over on the daily tournament blog.

19:56
Chile
ChileCHI
Australia
AustraliaAUS

Statistics

Ball possession

63%
37%
9Fouls Committed18
9Attempts On Target6
11Shots13
3Total Goals scored1
0Penalties scored0
19:56

Goal Counter

15Goals so far
BEAUSEJOUR
CHI3-1AUS
Latest Scorer
CHI
BEAUSEJOUR
19:55

STAT ATTACK: 
The last time Chile scored 3 goals in a World Cup match was in 1962 when they beat Switzerland 3-1.

19:54
ALEXIS
ChileCHI
Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED43TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR2SHOTS
19:51
The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME: 
Chile have held off Australia to take the three points in Cuiaba. They went 2-0 up with a quickfire Alexis and Valdivia double before Cahill pulled one back for the Socceroos. Despite a spirited fightback, Beausejour's late strike sealed the victory.

19:49
90'+ BEAUSEJOUR (Chile) scores!!

GOAL! The Wigan winger scores Chile's third to wrap up the three points. Pinilla goes through behind the Australian defence, and Ryan's save finds its way to the Chile No15, who fires home from long range.

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)

Man of the Match

Forward

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

Photos

360 Panoramic Photo

Line-ups

Chile
ChileCHI
Australia
AustraliaAUS
(GK)(C)
(GK)
49'
60'
68'
88'
11
68'
(C)
78'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
68'
88'
78'
68'
60'
49'
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)

Games

  • World Cup Fantasy

  • Castrol's Predictor Challenge

  • Your 11

  • Dream Team

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