MOSCOW, Jun. 25, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2017 : Chile tied 1-1 with Australia (halftime: 0-1), in a Confederations Cup group stage game on Sunday night at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.
The Australians started off well by taking the lead thanks to Australian midfielder James Troisi in the 42nd minute. However, even though they were leading 1-0 at half time, they could not prevent a comeback by Chile with a saving goal from Rodríguez in the 67th minute.Chile advance to the Semifinals. Australia is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group B
Chile at the Confederations Cup
- First appearance
Australia at the Confederations Cup
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1997)
- Statistics: Runners-up (1997) Third Place (2001)
- 25 June 2017
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