BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, 29 June-2014 (AP): 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 after David Luiz and Alexis Sanchez scored in the first half.
Brazil outlasts Chile in penalties; Julio Cesar makes two PK saves
Neymar scored the third penalty after Luiz and Marcelo also scored from the spot. Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved the first two penalties and watched Gonzalo Jara’s final attempt hit the post.
Brazil will next face either Colombia or Uruguay in the quarterfinals.
Here’s how all of the drama unfolded:
Starting XIs (back to front, left to right):
Brazil (4-2-3-1): Júlio César — Marcelo, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Dani Alves — Luiz Gustavo, Fernandinho — Neymar, Oscar, Hulk — Fred
Chile (5-3-2): Bravo — Mena, Jara, Medel, Silva, Isla — Díaz, Aránguiz — Vargas, Vidal, Sánchez