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Chile 0-1 Germany: World champs win Confed Cup final in St. Petersburg (as it happened)

2 Jul, 2017 17:28
Chile 0-1 Germany: World champs win Confed Cup final in St. Petersburg (as it happened)
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Germany have beaten Chile 1-0 in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup final in St. Petersburg, bringing to an end a two-week tournament across four Russian cities. Germany won thanks to a first-half goal from striker Lars Stindl.

  • 02 July 2017

    20:09 GMT

    For the full match report CLICK HERE.

  • 20:01 GMT

    Germany's Marc-Andre ter Stegen is named man of the match for keeping Chile at bay. He made some key stops, none more so than at end from that Sanchez free-kick.

  • 19:57 GMT

    Full-time: Chile 0-1 Germany. German have won the 2017 Confederations Cup!

  • 19:54 GMT

    (90+4) Last chance saloon for Chile. Sanchez with a free-kick on the edge of the box, he curls a wonderful strike in... but ter Stegen saves!

  • 19:51 GMT

    (90+1 mins) Germany make a change - Goretzka, who has been immense all tournament, makes way for defender Niklas Sule. Rudy then picks up a yellow for a challenge on Vidal.

  • 19:49 GMT

    Five minutes of added time announced in St. Petersburg.

  • 19:48 GMT

    Scuffle erupts as Can goes down and appears to lie on the ball to eat up some time while the Chile players frantically try to get play going again. The German midfielder gets a yellow for his trouble, but he won't care one bit.

  • 19:46 GMT

    Three minutes plus added time to go - Germany holding out and looking good for their first-ever Confederations Cup title.

    Chilean fans still have hope!

  • 19:45 GMT

    (84 mins) Chance! Was that the golden chance for Chile? Puch does amazingly well to keep the ball in play when it looks for all the world like it's gone out. The German defense - including the keeper - looked like they all thought it had gone out of play and stopped, but Puch works it to Sagal, but he blazes over with the goal at his mercy from 6 yards out!

  • 19:42 GMT

    (83 mins) Chile with two corners in quick succession but German head clear both times. Chile need better quality on their delivery to pose any threat.