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Bravo the hero in shoot-out victory for Chile against Portugal

Claudio Bravo was the hero for Chile as he saved all three Portugal penalties to send his side into the Confederations Cup final in a 3-0 shoot-out victory in Kazan.

Chile had been denied a clear penalty in the second period of extra-time and hit the woodwork twice in quick succession soon after.

The match itself finished goalless after a largely drab 90 minutes, before springing into life late in extra-time.

The video assistant referee was not called into action to review Jose Fonte's clear foul on Francisco Silva in the box, before Vidal and Martin Rodriguez hit the frame of the goal.

But they wrapped up the win in convincing fashion from the spot.

Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and Alexis Sanchez were all on target for the Copa America champions, while Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani were all denied by Manchester City stopper Bravo.

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo did not step up to take a spot-kick.


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