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Chile 2 Ecuador 1: Sanchez boosts qualification chances

Chile edged Ecuador 2-1 thanks to an Alexis Sanchez winner, boosting their World Cup qualification hopes. Alexis Sanchez helped Chile boost their chances of World Cup qualification with a dramatic 2-1 win over Ecuador in Santiago on Thursday. Sanchez tapped in an 85th-minute winner to lift Juan Antonio Pizzi’s men …

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Derailed in Madrid, Danilo’s back on track and heading for Brazil return

The 26-year-old has put his mishaps in the Spanish capital well behind him and has made an impressive start with Man City as he targets Selecao return Danilo needed a fresh start. “It was very fast, I was training with Real Madrid, Pep called me and I was very motivated …

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Vidal defends Diaz’s Confederations Cup final error

The Chile midfielder spoke up after his team-mate’s decisive Confederations Cup final error Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal refused to peg any blame on Marcelo Diaz after his first-half error gifted Germany a 1-0 Confederations Cup final win in St Petersburg. Pizzi laments Chile’s near miss The Copa America holders, chasing …

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Santos defends penalty flops and not picking Ronaldo in shootout

Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani are “heroes” despite missing their penalties for Portugal against Chile at the Confederations Cup Fernando Santos moved quickly to remind people of the Euro 2016 penalty heroics of Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani after Portugal were beaten in a Confederations Cup semi-final shootout …

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Pizzi hails ‘model’ Bravo as Chile go through in Russia

The Roja boss reserved words of praise for the shotstopper after he helped his side reach the Confederations Cup semi-final Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi hailed the influence of the returning Claudio Bravo after his side squeezed through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup on Sunday. Manchester City goalkeeper …

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Low lauds ‘excellent’ Stindl after Germany draw

The striker was singled out for praise by the Germany boss following Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Chile Joachim Low heaped praise on Germany’s Lars Stindl for his “excellent performance” after helping to secure a point against Chile at the Confederations Cup. Alexis smashes Chile goal record The Germany head coach …

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Sanchez Likely To Miss Chile’s Confederations Cup Opener – Pizzi

Chilean national team coach Juan Antonio Pizzi confirmed on Saturday that La Roja squad may play their Confederations Cup opening match without two of its best players. Pizzi stated that it was unclear whether Alexis Sanchez would join the squad for the game against Cameroon in Moscow on Sunday. He …

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