Chile - World Cup 2010
Chile - World Cup 2010
Brazil's relentless march to the latter stages of this World Cup continued with an effortless victory over Chile last night.
The Netherland hope to continue their winning form against Slovakia this afternoon, while Brazil welcome back Kaka for their last 16 clash with Chile this evening.
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BRAZIL'S relentless march to the latter stages of this World Cup continued with an effortless victory over Chile.
BRAZIL coach Dunga says past records will count for nothing when they come up against Chile in the last 16 of the World Cup at Ellis Park tonight.
BRAZIL goalkeeper Julio Cesar says his team is ready for the next chapter of the World Cup after drawing 0-0 with Portugal and finishing Group G unbeaten.
EUROPEAN champions Spain set up a mouthwatering last-16 showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal after seeing off ten-man Chile in a hard-fought encounter in Pretoria.
SPAIN coach Vicente Del Bosque was keen to stress the threat Chile pose to his side's hopes of reaching the last 16 of the World Cup, claiming Marcelo Bielsa's in-form outfit can cause problems for any team.
EUROPEAN champions Spain set up a mouthwatering last-16 showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal after seeing off 10-man Chile in a hard-fought encounter in Pretoria tonight.
Portugal and Brazil go head-to-head with both expected to progress to the last 16, while Spain need to beat Chile to ensure they avoid joining Italy and France in the departure lounge.
SPAIN must ignore external criticism and show faith in the playing style that has served them so well for today's showdown against Group H leaders Chile, according to midfielder Andres Iniesta.
SWITZERLAND's Valon Behrami accused Chile counterpart Arturo Vidal of destroying his World Cup after he was sent off in their 1-0 Group H defeat.
FORMER Liverpool striker Mark Gonzalez came off the bench to head Chile to within touching distance of the tournament's second phase.
CHILE and Switzerland – two teams with opening 1-0 wins – meet today knowing that a win for either would be as good as a ticket to the last 16 at the World Cup.
CHILE coach Marcelo Bielsa has no intention of getting caught up in any celebration of his side's superb start to the World Cup.
JEAN Beausejour secured Chile's first World Cup win since 1962 as the South Americans made an impressive tournament entrance against Honduras.
JEAN Beausejour secured Chile's first World Cup win since 1962 as the South Americans made an impressive tournament entrance against Honduras this afternoon.
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CHILE face Honduras in their opening Group H match today on the 48th anniversary of their last World Cup victory with a golden opportunity to rid themselves of an unwanted record.
Group H Kick off: 7.30pm Date: 25 June 2010 Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria ITV