Chile forward Martin Rodriguez celebrates his equaliser against Australia yesterday. Pic/AFP
Martin Rodriguez rescued a 1-1 draw for Chile against Australia yesterday to send the South American champions through to a Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal.
James Troisi steered Australia ahead on 42 minutes in Moscow, but Chile replied through half-time substitute Rodriguez on 67 minutes to advance as Group B runners-up behind Germany.
Germany progressed as group winners following a 3-1 victory over Cameroon in Sochi, with the world champions to face Mexico for a place in the July 2 final in Saint Petersburg.
Veteran forward Tim Cahill collected his 100th international cap at Spartak Stadium, joining long-serving former goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer (109) as the only other Australia player to reach the landmark.
Alexis Sanchez went tumbling to ground early on following a last-ditch intervention from Mark Milligan, but the video assistant referee dismissed penalty claims as replays showed a clear touch from the Australian defender.
Virender Sehwag's hilarious tweets make you laugh out loud
Download the new mid-day android app to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go https://goo.gl/8Xlcvr
Photos: Harbhajan Singh-Geeta Basra's TV outing with daughter Hinaya
Photos: Malaika Arora flaunts ripped jeans like a boss!
Photos: Vaani Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Dia Mirza sizzle on the ramp
Photos: Kalki Koechlin, Konkana Sen Sharma at a bash in Mumbai
Photos: Akshay Kumar, Aarav, Sonam Kapoor at Mumbai airport