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Brazil beats Chile in shootout at World Cup

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 06:19 p.m. HST, Jun 28, 2014


BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil >> Neymar scored the winning penalty Saturday to give Brazil a 3-2 shootout win over Chile in the second round of the World Cup. The match had ended 1-1.

The Brazil striker scored the third penalty after David Luiz and Marcelo also scored from the spot.

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved the first two penalties from Mauricio Pinilla and Alexis Sanchez and then watched Gonzalo Jara's final attempt hit the post.

Brazil will next face either Colombia or Uruguay in the quarterfinals.

Neither team managed to score after first-half goals from Luiz and Sanchez.

When Jara's final penalty hit the post, some of Brazil's players celebrated wildly while others fell to the ground, exhausted and emotionally drained.

Willian, who missed a penalty for Brazil, sobbed uncontrollably, as Fred helped him to his feet.

As the crowd at the Mineirao Stadium roared, the Brazilian players joined hands in a human chain as Chile's team stood motionless.

Brazil has reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup every time since 1994. Its last elimination in the second round was against Argentina in 1990.






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