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Soccer Confederations Cup

Chile Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saved three successive penalties to give them a 3-0 shootout win over Portugal after their Confederations Cup Semi-Final had ended goalless.

Bravo stopped Portugal's first three spot kicks from Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani while Chile converted their first three to win the clash of South American and European Champions.

That meant that Portugal Captain Cristiano Ronaldo did not get to take a kick, as was the case when Portugal lost to Spain on penalties in the Euro 2012 Semi-Finals.

The result was Justice for Chile after they hit the woodwork with two successive shots in the dying seconds of extra time.

Arturo Vidal struck the post and the rebound fell to Martin Rodriguez who hit the underside of the crossbar with the goal at his mercy.

Chile will face either Germany or Mexico, who meet in Sunday's Final in St Petersburg to close an exhausting two weeks.