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Hosts progress as Chile denied by woodwork

Brazil 1 Chile 1 (Brazil win 3-2 on penalties)

Brazil squeezed through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after coming within a whisker of going out against an accomplished Chile side.

Neymar’s penalty in the shootout proved decisive when Chile’s ex-Nottingham Forest, West Brom and Brighton defender Gonzalo Jara smashed the final spot-kick against the post.

 

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