Thank you for following along what has been a sensational start to the Round of 16. Brazil's win in penalties sends Chile home, but La Roja put on a fantastic demonstration and should be commended for playing some incredible football both today and throughout the Group Stage. Out attention now shifts to Rio de Janeiro and the Maracana where Colombia and Uruguay are set to kick off in a little under an hour. Please join us there as we continueour coverage from Brazil 2014.
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FULL-TIME: Brazil keep their dream of a sixth World Cup alive after narrowly escaping a tremendous challenge from Chile.
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Jara hits the post and it bounces back towards the spot and Brazil begin to celebrate wildly!
The Brazil No10 puts it in the corner to give the hosts the lead
Diaz calmly brings Chile level
Claudio Bravo does well to stop Hulk's effort
Great penalty, put straight in the top corner
Marcelo puts it past Bravo despite getting a hand to it
Cesar makes another stop to deny Chile
William shoots wide!
Good save from Cesar to stop Pinilla
Strong first penalty for Brazil.
In 22 FIFA World Cup penalty shootouts the team shooting first is 13-9 including 7-1 in the last three editions.
END OF EXTRA TIME: Penalties will decide the winner, but Chile nearly won it with a few seconds left as Pinilla rattled the crossbar.
WIDE: Ramires gets a good look at the top of the area but his shot is off the mark and rolls just wide.
OFF THE BAR: Pinilla nearly wins it for Chile but his shot smashes the bar.
Diaz's shot is high and lands deep into the stands. Tired legs are beginning to show.
Dani Alves takes a touch and shoots from distance but it sails over the bar.
One of those moments when it feels like the earth itself is holding its breath here in Brazil right now.— Grant Wahl (@Grant Wahl) 28/06/2014 18:25
Sampaoli makes his final change as well as Medel comes off injured
Scolari brings on one Chelsea player for another.
Brazil begin the second-half of extra time and Scolari makes his third and final change.
FIRST-HALF OF EXTRA TIME COMPLETE: Brazil are enjoying most of the possession during the first 15 minutes of extra time and have had some good chances, but Chile still look dangerous on the break.
Oscar's header is on target but it's not hit well and it's straight at Bravo, who is able to control.
Marcelo Diaz opts to take the free-kick as an opportunity to shoot from long range and his effort is a good one but it misses wide.
#BRACHI Oh la la, extra time...— David Ginola (@David Ginola) 28/06/2014 18:06
Neymar's free-kick gets over the wall but cleared out for a corner.
Chile begin the 30 minutes of extra time
END OF 90 MINUTES: Chile looked to be the stronger side in the second half but Brazil hold on to force extra-time in what has been an incredibly tense match so far.
The ball flies across the face of goal but no one connects to it. Opportunity missed for Chile there.
Chile continue to press ahead and are giving the Brazilian backline problems with each move forward.
Sampaoli makes a second change, this time bringing on a forward for a midfielder.
GREAT SAVE: Bravo turns away Hulk's shot with another fantastic reaction.
If Brazil somehow can win this game which is touch and go then they will win the @FIFAWorldCup For me Chile are going to spoil the party.— Tim Cahill (@Tim Cahill) 28/06/2014 17:43
GOOD SAVE: Bravo denies Neymar with a very good stop, similar to Cesar's save earlier this half.
Hulk's shot from the edge of the area misses wide as Bravo watches it go out for a goal-kick.
CHANCE: The substitute nearly makes an instant impact as Jo tries to finish Hulk's cross but the No21's outstretched leg can't quite connect.
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Scolari makes his second substitution, bringing on the Chelsea midfielder for the Manchester City man.
What a game!!! Love football.— Freddie Ljungberg (@Freddie Ljungberg) 28/06/2014 17:30
GREAT SAVE: Charles Aranguiz is denied by a great reaction from Julio Cesar to push the ball wide.
Chile are controlling the play currently as Brazil struggle to get the ball out of their half.
Luiz Felipe Scolari makes his first change of the game, bringing on the Atletico Mineiro man in favour of the Fluminese forward.
Luis Gustavo picks up a caution after taking down Arturo Vidal and will miss Brazil's quarter-final should the hosts progress.
Jorge Sampaoli makes the first change of the game, bringing on the midfielder for the forward.
There's a great battle in midfield between the two sides and inch-perfect tackles are flying in as possession changes hands rapidly. The pace is still blistering.
WIDE: Fernandinho's effort after Neymar leaves the ball for the No5 shoot sails just wide of Bravo's goal.
Brazil get us going again, with no substitutions at the break for either side.
The teams are back on the pitch as we near the second-half kick off.
We have some great shots from the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte and we put together a gallery on Facebook to showcase some of the best.
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HALF TIME: It's been an entertaining and enthralling opening period which sees the two sides level at the break. Brazil took the lead through a goal which David Luiz has claimed, before Alexis Sanchez capitalised on some careless play in the Brazilian defence to equalise. It's perfectly poised for the second half in Belo Horizonte, so stick with us as we bring you the latest from the second half.
PHOTO: #CHI's goal is the 1st condeded by #BRA in the Round of 16 since 1998 #BRACHI #joinin - http://t.co/yAr7jhsTC4 http://t.co/LTXbwZNK91— FIFAWorldCup (@FIFAWorldCup) 28/06/2014 16:48
Sanchez breaks towards goal and slides Aranguiz into space behind the Brazil backline. David Luiz and Fernandinho combine to stop the Chile No20 getting a shot away.
Neymar pounces on a poor touch in the Chilean midfield and bursts through the defence. He sprints past several Chile challenges but is pushed a little too wide. He cuts back brilliantly and Fred can't quite get the header on target.
GREAT SAVE! Dani Alves picks the ball up around 30 yards from goal and takes a quick glance at Claudio Bravo before hammering a thunderous shot at goal. His new Barcelona teammate backpedals and tips the ball over excellently.
Francisco Silva becomes the second player from Chile to pick up a booking that would rule them out of a potential quarter-final.
SO CLOSE! Neymar brings down a long cross-field ball with a wonderful piece of control, but he can't quite get the ball out of his feet for a shot. It's slid across the box and, under challenge, Fred lifts the ball over the bar.
JUST WIDE! Oscar finds space inside the Chilean penalty area and chips a great ball in, which Neymar heads towards goal. It takes a brilliant block by Francisco Silva to stop the effort going in, and it's wide for a corner.
The corner is swung in and there's an almighty melee in the penalty area with several efforts being blocked. It's eventually smashed clear by the Chilean defence and Brazil are starting to ramp up the pressure in Belo Horizonte.
GOAL! ALEXIS SANCHEZ! After a mix-up in the Brazilian defence from their own throw-in, the ball is worked inside to the Barça man who composes himself in the penalty area before hitting a sidefooted effort past Julio Cesar.
Neymar picks the ball up just over the halfway line and sprints into the Chilean half. He outpaces the Chile defence and creates an opening on his left foot, but he scuffs it and it's wide of Bravo's left-hand post.
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GOAL! DAVID LUIZ! Neymar whips in a superb delivery from the Brazil left which is flicked on at the near post by Thiago Silva. David Luiz runs on to the ball at the far post and applies pressure to Gonzalo Jara. The ball ends up in the net and the No4 celebrates wildly as the stadium erupts.
The booking for the Chile No2 rules him out of any potential quarter-final tie for La Roja.
Luiz Gustavo makes another lung-busting run down the Brazil left and is impeded by Silva, which gives Neymar the chance to deliver into the penalty area. Bravo comes out to claim comfortably.
Diaz finds space around 25 yards from goal and hits a shot which Julio Cesar is comfortable enough to watch go wide.
A Hulk corner is cleared as far as Marcelo. The left-back turns neatly and hammers a shot at goal, but it's just wide of Bravo's right-hand post.
BRAZIL IS WATCHING:
Kaka is excited, while Cafu makes his predictions.
Vaiiiiiiiii Brasil !!!! http://t.co/OIykP0axeu— Kaka (@Kaka) 28/06/2014 16:01
Meu palpite pra hoje: Brasil 2x1 Chile, Columbia 2x1 Uruguai. !!!!— Cafu. (@Cafu.) 28/06/2014 16:02
Chile get us underway in red shirts, blue shorts and socks facing Brazil's yellow shirts and white shorts and socks.
Next up is the Hino Nacional Brasileiro. After the introduction, the players passionately join the crowd in song. As has become traditional, the music stops, but the crowd, players and coaching staff erupt into enthusastic A Capella. A quite stunning noise.
12 JULIO CESAR, 2 DANI ALVES, 3 T SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 5 FERNANDINHO, 6 MARCELO, 7 HULK, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR JR, 11 OSCAR, 17 L GUSTAVO
1 C. BRAVO, 2 MENA, 4 ISLA, 5 SILVA, 7 ALEXIS, 8 VIDAL, 11 VARGAS, 17 MEDEL, 18 JARA, 20 CH. ARÁNGUIZ, 21 DIAZ
The teams are out on the pitch and the national anthem of Chile rings out around the Estadio Mineirao, with the players joining in enthusastically.
"I’ve been getting a lot of criticism, but it hasn’t upset me too much, because I know the other players in the squad are right behind me, and that has really encouraged me. Now we can continue to grow together as a team. It’s a vital moment for us. I want to make sure I keep scoring, and help the team progress. Of course we have Neymar, who is a great individual talent and makes a real difference, but when we play as a unit, everyone shines."
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12 JULIO CESAR, 2 Dani ALVES, 3 Thiago SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 6 MARCELO, 5 FERNANDINHO, 11 OSCAR, 17 LUIZ GUSTAVO, 7 HULK, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR
1 Claudio BRAVO, 5 Francisco SILVA, 17 Gary MEDEL, 18 Gonzalo JARA, 4 Mauricio ISLA, 8 Arturo VIDAL, 20 Charles ARANGUIZ, 21 Marcelo DIAZ, 7 Alexis SANCHEZ, 10 Jorge VALDIVIA, 11 Eduardo VARGAS
NEYMAR ON ALEXIS SANCHEZ
"I always speak to Alexis on the phone. Now we are going to come up against each other. Alexis is a star. I admire him a lot. He is a great player and we will need to be careful with him. We can't leave him any space."
WYCLEF WANTS A DEBATE
Looks like the music star has got World Cup fever!
Ready or Not, here we go. Win or go home, can @neymarjr continue carrying #BRA or Will #Sanchez #CHI shocked the world? @FIFAWorldCup— Wyclef Jean (@Wyclef Jean) 28/06/2014 15:31
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"I believe this is the best generation in the history of Chilean football and when we are together we are a very strong team."
"Chile are a team who deserve to be there. They have a philosophy of playing good football. They have lots of pace and excellent players. History counts for nothing. We want to win. What is the biggest threat that they pose? The whole team."
BRAZIL HAVE BLUE BACKING
Germany's Andre Schurrle is cheering on his Chelsea team-mates this afternoon.
Lunch time and then watching the match!! What you think about #BRACHI ?Good luck @oscar11 @DavidLuiz_4 @Rami7oficial @willianborges88 #cfc— André Schürrle (@André Schürrle) 28/06/2014 15:30
TREADING THE TIGHTROPE:
Thiago Silva, Ramires, Neymar and Luiz Gustavo will miss a potential quarter-final for Brazil if they see yellow today, while the same applies to Chile's Charles Aranguiz, Francisco Silva, Eugenio Mena and Arturo Vidal.
Brazil are unbeaten at home against Chile, with 21 wins and six draws. Chile last won against Brazil in 2000, a 3-0 victory in a World Cup qualifier in Santiago.
The teams are out on the pitch, warming up and the crowd gives the Brazilians an incredible reception as they emerge from the tunnel.
DID YOU KNOW?
Brazil haven't lost a competitive match at home for almost 39 years, when they were defeated 3-1 by Peru in the 1975 Copa America semi-final. That match, like today's fixture, was played in Belo Horizonte.
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DISCOVER BRAZIL & CHILE:
Learn a little more about the culture of the sides clashing today.
The pair met in a November 2013 friendly in Toronto, with Brazil winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Hulk and Robinho, with Eduardo Vargas scoring the Chilean goal.
THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE:
The 2010 Final referee Howard Webb takes charge of today's match.
Take a look at highlights of two of the previous three meetings between this pair at the World Cup: the 1962 semi-final and 1998 Round of 16 clash.
#BRA LINE-UP: Julio Cesar, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Fernandinho, Marcelo, Hulk, Fred, Neymar, Oscar, Luiz Gustavo #BRACHI— FIFAWorldCup (@FIFAWorldCup) 28/06/2014 15:06
#CHI LINE-UP: Bravo (c), Mena, Isla, Silva, Sanchez, Vidal, Vargas, Medel, Jara, Aranguiz, Dias #BRACHI #WorldCup #joinin— FIFAWorldCup (@FIFAWorldCup) 28/06/2014 15:06
HEAD TO HEAD:
These two sides have met three times before at the World Cup, with Brazil winning all three times: a 4-2 victory in the 1962 semi-final, a 4-1 win at the 1998 World Cup and a 3-0 win exactly four years ago today, the latter pair of wins coming at the Round of 16 stage.
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the hosts' Round of 16 match against Chile from Brazil. We'll bring you all the action from Belo Horizonte with the first knockout game of Brazil 2014. We'll have a minute-by-minute report and all the build-up from the coaches and players as the doors of the Global Stadium swing open. Remember to #joinin on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram which are all part of our World Cup social hub.
Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte