Chile Stopped Portugal From The Final
In the ongoing Confederations Cup, Chile are through to the finals as they beat Portugal via a penalty shoot-out Chile Stopped Portugal From The Final
As reported by news agency of Nigeria,the South Americans won in a shootout in which the Chilean keeper was the hero, stopping three of the kicks.
CThe Chileans however had no problem beating the Portugal keeper.
It was a difficult match, European champions versus South American champions. Each team gave a true account of why they were playing the semi-Finals in Kazan.
At the end of 120minutes both sides were all square. The winner was decided by penalties.
Though Chile dominated possession,56-44, both teams had the same shots at the goal, 15 apiece.
Chile have had a run of luck on winning shootouts. Indeed, they won their last two Copa America via penalties.
Arturo Vidal took the first and converted for Chile.Joao Moutinho lost for Portugal. It was saved by Chilean keeper, Claudio Bravo.
Charles Aranguiz and Alexis scored for Chile, while Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresmo also lost. Again saved by Chilean keeper, Claudio Bravo.
Chile qualified for final, while Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal will wait to play the loser in tomorrow’s Germany-Mexico match to know whether they will go home with at least a bronze.
Chile also await the winner of tomorrow’s second semi-final to know their opponents in the final to be played on Sunday