Brazil 1-1 Chile: (Brazil won 3-2 on penalties)

Brazil 1 - 1 Chile

  • 18" David Luiz
  • 32" Alexis Sánchez

Ref: Howard Webb
Attendance: 57,714

Gonzalo Jara Chile

Former West Brom man Gonzalo Jara missed the decisive penalty as Brazil won 3-2 on penalties to go through to the quarter-final of the World Cup.

The first half started at a superb pace, and the hosts took the lead on 19 minutes through a set-piece.

A Neymar corner from the left was met by Brazil captain Thiago Silva, who flicked it on to his centre-back partner David Luiz at the back post, who forced the ball into Claudio bravo’s goal to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.

Chile was pressing high, and they got a deserved equaliser after 32 minutes. Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez finished well into the bottom corner after a poor pass from Hulk deep in his own half.

Brazil though they took the lead on 54 minutes through Hulk, but English referee Howard Webb ruled it out for a handball, to the annoyance of the Brazilian supporters in Belo Horizonte.

Neither team could score again in normal time, so the hosts were taken to extra-time by a resilient Chile team.

The first-half of extra time remained goalless, but Hulk was closest to scoring with a powerful shot with his right foot that was well saved by Bravo.

Chile thought they won it in the last minute of extra-time when Mauricio Pinilla, thumbed the bar with a strike.

Neither team could score though, and so the match ended 1-1 after the 120 minutes, and the first knockout match of the 2014 World Cup was to be decided by a penalty shoot-out.

With the score 2-2 after four penalties, Neymar scored his penalty meaning Gonzalo Jara had to score, only to hit the post and miss to send the Brazilian fans into ecstacy.

Statistics

Brazil

Chile

Possession

48.3%
51.7%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Brazil

  • Julio César
  • David Luiz
  • Dani Alves
  • Thiago Silva
  • Marcelo
  • Hulk
  • Fernandinho
  • Neymar
  • Luiz Gustavo
  • Oscar
  • Fred

Substitutes

  • Hernanes
  • Henrique
  • Maicon
  • Victor
  • Dante
  • Bernard
  • Jefferson
  • Maxwell
  • Paulinho
  • Ramires
  • Willian

Chile

  • Claudio Bravo
  • Gonzalo Jara
  • Gary Medel
  • Francisco Silva
  • Charles Aránguiz
  • Marcelo Díaz
  • Mauricio Isla
  • Eugenio Mena
  • Arturo Vidal
  • Eduardo Vargas
  • Alexis Sánchez

Substitutes

  • Carlos Carmona
  • Esteban Paredes
  • Felipe Gutierrez
  • Johnny Herrera
  • Jean Beausejour
  • José Fuenzalida
  • Jorge Valdívia
  • José Rojas
  • Cristopher Toselli
  • Mauricio Pinilla
  • Fabián Orellana
  • Miiko Albornoz

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