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Chile in the World Cup Finals

World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Chile's 7th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best World Cup Performance:
On home soil, in 1962, Chile managed their highest position of third.

Chile in the 1998 World Cup

Federación de Fútbol de Chile.
Group B

11th June: vs. Italy (2:2) in Bordeaux.

17th June: vs. Austria (1:1) in St. Etienne.

23rd June: vs. Cameroon (1:1) in Nantes.

Chile received the most yellow cards in the first round, and must be disappointed that star strikers Salas and Zamorano didn't score more goals.

Knockout Stage

2nd Round
27th June: vs. Brazil (1:4) in Paris.

Salas scored a consolation goal against Brazil, in the second round, but they were not hot enough to beat the World Cup Champions.

CONMEBOL:
Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol.

Federación de Fútbol de Chile.

Chile World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers:

1 Nelson Tapia (Universidad Catolica)
12 Marcelo Ramirez (Colo Colo)
22 Carlos Tejas (Coquimbo Unido)

Defenders:

2 Cristian Castaneda (Universidad de Chile)
3 Ronald Fuentes (Universidad de Chile)
4 Francisco Rojas (Universidad de Chile)
5 Javier Margas (Universidad de Chile)
6 Pedro Reyes (Colo Colo)
14 Miguel Ramirez (Universidad Catolica)
15 Moises Villarroel (Wanderers)
16 Mauricio Aros (Universidad de Chile)

Midfielders:

7 Nelson Parraguez (Universidad Catolica)
8 Clarence Acuna (Universidad de Chile)
10 José Luis Sierra (Colo Colo)
18 Luis Musrri (Universidad de Chile)
19 Fernando Cornejo (Universidad Catolica)
17 Marcelo Vega (Metrostars)
20 Fabian Estay (Toluca)

Forwards:

9 Ivan Zamorano (Inter Milan)
11 Marcelo Salas (River Plate)
13 Manuel Neira (Colo Colo)
21 Rodrigo Barrera (Universidad de Chile)

Trainer:
Nelson Acosta.

Teams by Group

Group A
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Group B
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Group C
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Group D
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Group E
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Group F
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Group G
Travel to Colombia Colombia, Travel to England England, Travel to Romania Romania, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Group H
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Jamaica Jamaica, Travel to Japan Japan.

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