The host nation Brazil will play first match of Round of 16 against Chile on upcoming Saturday. FIFA World Cup 2014 has reached knock out stage which means one loss will eliminate the national team out of this campaign. Five times champions are in decent form but their defense is still the main problem. The perfect form of Brazilian star striker Neymar continues & he is at the top of the list of scoring maximum goals with Messi & Muller. Have a look on match preview, time & TV telecast channels of Brazil vs Chile round of 16 game.
Brazil vs Chile 2014 Round of 16 Schedule
|Competition||2014 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||28–6‑2014 [GMT & IST]|
|Time||4:00 pm [GMT] & 9:30 pm [IST]|
|Stadium||Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte|
|Audience capacity||62,160 spectators|
|Second team||La Roja|
|Round||Round of 16 [Pre-quarter final]|
|Referee||Howard Webb [England]|
|Sony SIX, Rede Globo|
TVN, Canal 13, DirecTV
List of telecast channels in other nations is given below
Brazil: Rede Globo, Fox Sports, Bandsports, SporTV
Chile: TVN, Canal 13, DirecTV, Movistar
USA: ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes
Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV
France: TF1, beIN Sports, Germany: ARD, ZDF
Germany: ARD, ZDF
Singapore: Mediacorp, Singtel
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
Croatia: HRT 2, ZDF
Norway: NRK, TV2
UK: ITV 1, ITV Player
Brazil vs Chile 2014 World Cup Preview
Five time champions did not look fantastic in group stage games. They qualified for this round as winner of group stage after winning 2 games & a draw against Mexico. Barcelona’s star Neymar is the leading the list of top goal scorer with his club partner Lionel Messi & Thomas Muller.
La Roja’s performance in round of 32 was impressive little bit. Chile earned lots of new fans after defeating the defending champions in second game. The came in second in one of the toughest group. Defense of this team is looking stronger as compared to host nation which was proved in match against Spain.
Brazil have scored total of 7 goals in this competition so far. On the other hand, Chile players netted 5 times & conceded 3 goals in last 3 games of group stage.
Defender Dani Alves has not looked impressive in the whole competition who leads the defense of his team. Despite conceding 2 goals in past games, their defense is the biggest problem for team.
So far, 68 international matches have been played between these 2 teams. The Green & yellows won 48 games scoring 159 goals whereas, La Roja won 7 matches after scoring 58 goals total. Remaining 13 head to heads were draws.
Match Statistics & Highlights
First knock out round match of this world cup ended with penalties. La Roja did played well, but faced defeat in penalties. Gonzalo Jara, Alexis Sanchez & Mauricio Pinilla failed to score in penalties. The Chelsea defender David Luiz became the rescue player of host team who scored opening goal & winning penalty. The team have now qualified for quarter final.
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