Late penalty miss denies Chile

CHILE were eliminated from the women’s World Cup after missing a late penalty that would have sent them through in a 2-0 win over Thailand on Thursday.

Francisca Lara’s 86th-minute spot kick-rattled the bar as Chile finished third in Group F but short by one goal of advancing into the knockout stage.

Yanara Aedo’s strike bounced off the post and into the feet of keeper Waraporn Boosing as Chile scored their first women’s World Cup goal, Maria Jose Urrutia doubling the lead in the second half but the South Americans came up just short. – Eurosport

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