Chile ignoring talk of World Cup lifeline – coach
Chile

Chile ignoring talk of World Cup lifeline – coach

Kobe (Japan) (AFP) – Chile coach Eduardo Berizzo says reports that they are set to replace Ecuador at the World Cup have "absolutely no impact" on his players despite a 2-0 defeat Friday to Qatar-bound Tunisia. Reports this week said Ecuador are set to be kicked out of the November-December showpiece for fielding an ineligible […]

Chile

/ 235 days ago

Chile ignoring talk of World Cup lifeline – coach

Kobe (Japan) (AFP) – Chile coach Eduardo Berizzo says reports that they are set to replace Ecuador at the World Cup have "absolutely no impact" on his players despite a 2-0 defeat Friday to Qatar-bound Tunisia. Reports this week said Ecuador are set to be kicked out of the November-December showpiece for fielding an ineligible […]
ByAFP

Chile

/ 238 days ago

Son leads South Korea past depleted Chile in World Cup tune-up

Seoul (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min celebrated his 100th international match with a picturesque goal from a free kick on Monday as he led South Korea to a 2-0 victory over 10-man Chile in a tune-up for the World Cup. The East Asian country's other Premier League player, Hwang Hee-chan of Wolverhampton Wanderers, […]
ByAFP

Chile

/ 249 days ago

Chile name Argentine Berizzo as new coach after World Cup qualification failure

Santiago (AFP) – Argentine Eduardo Berizzo is the new coach of the Chilean national football team, replacing Uruguay's Martin Lasarte, the South American country's football federation announced on Thursday. Lasarte leaves the job after 15 months having failed to guide Chile to the World Cup in Qatar later this month. "We have a coach. It […]
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Chile

/ 255 days ago

Ecuador World Cup spot at risk after potential ineligible player

Accusations that Ecuador fielded an ineligible player could hold the South American side from playing in the 2022 World Cup. The Chilean Soccer Federation filed a complaint that Byron Castillo used a false birth certificate and nationality. Therefore, the 23-year-old defender should not have been allowed to play in CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying. After 18 […]

Chile

/ 559 days ago

Team GB, Chile take knee ahead of Olympic women's football opener

Tokyo (AFP) – Players from Team GB and Chile took a knee ahead of Wednesday's opening match of the women's Olympic football tournament in Sapporo to highlight racial injustice. All 22 players took part in the gesture prior to kick-off, with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently relaxing some of the rules for protests at […]
ByAFP

Brazil

/ 577 days ago

Ten-man Brazil edge Chile 1-0 to set Copa America semi-final with Peru

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Lucas Paqueta's second-half strike was enough for defending champions Brazil to hold off determined Chile 1-0 on Friday and book a Copa America semi-final showdown with Peru. Second-half substitute Paqueta made an instant impact, finding a gap in Chile's defense and firing into the back of the net in the […]
ByAFP

Chile

/ 588 days ago

Chile through to Copa quarter-final after Uruguay draw

Cuiabá (Brazil) (AFP) – Chile booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Monday after securing a 1-1 draw with Uruguay in Group A. Veteran striker Eduardo Vargas fired La Roja ahead on 26 minutes before Uruguay salvaged a point through Atletico Madrid in the 66th minute. Vargas's first-half strike saw him […]
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