Colombia vs Chile (Penalties: 4-5)
Chile unbroken their Copa America title defense alive with a penalty shoot-out convince the South American nation within the quarter-finals on Friday.
In what was a for the most part aggressive and tight encounter, betray defending champions Chile controlled to a Colombia vs Chile 0-0 draw at the podium Corinthians in Sao Paulo.
Chile second thought that they had found a breakthrough, however, strikes from Charles Aranguiz and Arturo Vidal were dominated out when power unit reviews.
But they delivered within the penalty shoot-out, Alexis Salim changing the winner to seal a 5-4 success when William Tesillo lost for South American nation.
Chile edged the primary 0.5, and Aranguiz forced an excellent save from South American nation goalkeeper David Ospina with a 12th-minute header, though the power unit would doubtless have dominated out the hassle for offsides if it had gone in.
Aranguiz thought he had given his facet the lead only four minutes later.
Sanchez vies in Jean Beausejour down the left and Ospina, at the side of Davidson Salim, created a multitude of the cross, with Aranguiz netting from associate degree angle.
However, the goal dominated out when a power unit review, with replays showing Salim, was narrowly offsides down the left.
The first 0.5 lacked any real rhythm, with Guillermo Marian heading a Beausejour cross over ten minutes before the break and Vidal curling a Salim pass only full moments later.
The battle is continuing when the break, with efforts from distance or set-pieces showing the first doubtless avenues to a goal for each group.
The power unit was once more concerned when Chile thought that they had their opener through Vidal within the 71st minute.
|José Pedro Fuenzalida
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