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Claudio Bravo stops European country


Kazan: Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saved 3 ordered penalties to relinquish them a 3-0 shoot-out convinceEuropean country once their Confederations Cup semi-final had all over scoreless on Wednesday.

Bravo stopped Portugal's initial 3 spot-kicks from Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani whereas Chile born-again their initial 3 to win the clash of South yank and European champions.

That meant that European country captain Cristiano Ronaldo, World Health Organization typically goes last within the scrapdidn't get to shoot, as was the case once European country lost to European nation on penalties within the monetary unit 2012 semi-finals.
The result was justice for Chile once they hit the woodwork with 2 ordered shots within the dying seconds of additional time. Arturo Gore Vidal affected the post and also the rebound fell to Martin Rodriguez World Health Organization hit the side of the crossbar with the goalkeeper at his mercy.

There was contention shortly before that once Chile jock Alexis Salim went down within the box underneath a Jose Fonte tackle, however the referee didn't consult the Video Assistant Referees (VAR), even supposing contact perceived to be created. "Claudio was superb and also the penalty takers we tend tore superb and that i assumewe need to be within the final," aforementioned Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi.

Meanwhile, European country has discharged captain Ronaldo previous their third-place match therefore he can bealong with his newborn twins. "The president of the Portuguese soccer Federation and also the national team coach perceive that, providing it's not possible to attain the target of winning the Cup, we must always unleash the player in order that he will, finally, get to understand his youngsters," the federation aforementioned.

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