World Cup 2014: How can Chile finish top of Group B?

We take a look at how Chile can top Group B

James Orr
Monday 23 June 2014 15:08
The Chile forward Alexis Sanchez
The Chile forward Alexis Sanchez

Chile can top Group B in the World Cup with a win over the Netherlands in Sao Paulo.

Both Chile and the Netherlands are already through the next stage, and all that remains to be sorted in Group B is who finishes top. Louis van Gaal's Dutch side currently lead Chile thanks to a superior goal difference of +1, so only a win will see Chile finish top.

Chile beat Australia 3-1 in their opening match, and the holders, Spain 2-0 in their second game.

Possible second round opponents:

Brazil, Mexico or Croatia on Saturday.

The Group B table in full...


It is not possible for Australia, or the world champions Spain to progress from Group B.

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