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Chile


Federation founded: 1895
FIFA member since: 1912

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - First round exit
1934 - Did not participate
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - First round exit
1954 - Did not qualify
1958 - Did not qualify
1962 - 3rd place
1966 - First round exit
1970 - Did not qualify
1974 - First round exit
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - First round exit
1986 - Did not qualify
1990 - Did not qualify
1994 - Did not participate
1998 - Second round exit
2002 - Did not qualify
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
25
Won
7
Drawn
6
Lost
12
Goals for
31
Goals against
40
Points
27
Chile are 22nd on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
5-2 vs United States in 1950.
Biggest defeat:
1-4 vs West Germany in 1982 and 1-4 vs Brazil in 1998.
Overall topscorer:
Guillermo Subiabre, Leonel Sanchez and Marcelo Salas, 4 goals.
Most appearances:
Leonel Sanchez and Elias Figueroa, 9 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1962

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Elias Figueroa
Leonel Sanchez
Marcelo Salas
Ivan Zamorano

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1930

No qualifying rounds held. Teams 
were invited to take part and CHILE
chose to participate.

1934

CHILE did not participate
in the qualifying rounds.

1938

CHILE did not participate
in the qualifying rounds.

1950

Argentina withdrew so CHILE and
Bolivia had walkovers to Brazil 1950.

1954

(WCQ Group 11)
14.Feb 54 Paraguay 4-0 CHILE 21.Feb 54 CHILE 1-3 Paraguay 28.Feb 54 CHILE 0-2 Brazil 14.Mar 54 Brazil 1-0 CHILE
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 4 4 0 0 8- 1 8 2.Paraguay 4 2 0 2 8- 6 4 3.CHILE 4 0 0 4 1-10 0 CHILE failed to qualify for Switzerland 1954.

1958

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
22.Sep 57 CHILE 2-1 Bolivia 29.Sep 57 Bolivia 3-0 CHILE 13.Oct 57 CHILE 0-2 Argentina 20.Oct 57 Argentina 4-0 CHILE
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 4 3 0 1 10- 2 6 2.Bolivia 4 2 0 2 6- 6 4 3.CHILE 4 1 0 3 2-10 2 CHILE failed to qualify for Sweden 1958.

1962

CHILE qualified automatically
as host nation.

1966

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
01.Aug 65 CHILE 7-2 Colombia 07.Aug 65 Colombia 2-0 CHILE 15.Aug 65 Ecuador 2-2 CHILE 22.Aug 65 CHILE 3-1 Ecuador
P W D L Gls Pts 1.CHILE 4 2 1 1 12- 7 5 Ecuador 4 2 1 1 6- 5 5 3.Colombia 4 1 0 3 4-10 2 Play-off [in Lima (PER)]
12.Oct 65 CHILE 2-1 Ecuador
CHILE qualified for England 1966.

1970

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
13.Jul 69 CHILE 0-0 Uruguay 27.Jul 69 CHILE 4-1 Ecuador 03.Aug 69 Ecuador 1-1 CHILE 10.Aug 69 Uruguay 2-0 CHILE
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Uruguay 4 3 1 0 5- 0 7 2.CHILE 4 1 2 1 5- 4 4 3.Ecuador 4 0 1 3 2- 8 1 CHILE failed to qualify for Mexico 1970.

1974

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
29.Apr 73 Peru 2-0 CHILE 13.May 73 CHILE 2-0 Peru
Play-off [in Montevideo (URU)]
05.Aug 73 CHILE 2-1 Peru
CHILE required to play off with winner of UEFA Group 9 for one spot in the World Cup.
26.Sep 73 Soviet Union 0-0 CHILE 21.Nov 73 CHILE x-x Soviet Union
Soviet Union refused to play in CHILE. CHILE qualified for West Germany 1974.

1978

(CONMEBOL First round - Group C)
27.Feb 77 Ecuador 0-1 CHILE 06.Mar 77 CHILE 1-1 Peru 20.Mar 77 CHILE 3-0 Ecuador 26.Mar 77 Peru 2-0 CHILE
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Peru 4 2 2 0 8- 2 6 2.CHILE 4 2 1 1 5- 3 5 3.Ecuador 4 0 1 3 1- 9 1 CHILE failed to qualify for Argentina 1978.

1982

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
24.May 81 Ecuador 0-0 CHILE 07.Jun 81 Paraguay 0-1 CHILE 14.Jun 81 CHILE 2-0 Ecuador 21.Jun 81 CHILE 3-0 Paraguay
P W D L Gls Pts 1.CHILE 4 3 1 0 6- 0 7 2.Ecuador 4 1 1 2 2- 5 3 3.Paraguay 4 1 0 3 3- 6 2 CHILE qualified for Spain 1982.

1986

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
03.Mar 85 Ecuador 1-1 CHILE 17.Mar 85 CHILE 6-2 Ecuador 24.Mar 85 CHILE 2-0 Uruguay 07.Apr 85 Uruguay 2-1 CHILE
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Uruguay 4 3 0 1 6- 4 6 2.CHILE 4 2 1 1 10- 5 5 3.Ecuador 4 0 1 3 4-11 1 CHILE advanced to South American play-offs. (First round)
27.Oct 85 CHILE 4-2 Peru 03.Nov 85 Peru 0-1 CHILE
(Final round)
10.Nov 85 Paraguay 3-0 CHILE 17.Nov 85 CHILE 2-2 Paraguay
CHILE failed to qualify for Mexico 1986.

1990

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
06.Aug 89 Venezuela 1-3 CHILE 13.Aug 89 CHILE 1-1 Brazil 27.Aug 89 CHILE 5-0 Venezuela 03.Sep 89 Brazil 2-0 CHILE (Abandoned at 1-0 when Chilean goalkeeper Robert Rojas faked an injury pretending being hit by a flare thrown from the crowd. Chilean officials and medical staff joined in the acting and escorted the team off the field hoping to fix a rematch, but TV pictures showed that the flare didn't make contact with Rojas. Chile was banned not only from the 1990 World Cup, but also from qualifying for 1994. FIFA awarded Brazil a 2-0 win.)
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 4 3 1 0 13- 1 7 2.CHILE 4 2 1 1 9- 4 5 3.Venezuela 4 0 0 4 1-18 0 CHILE failed to qualify for Italy 1990.

1994

CHILE was banned from qualifying
for USA 1994. See above.

1998

(CONMEBOL league)
02.Jun 96 Venezuela 1-1 CHILE 07.Jul 96 CHILE 4-1 Ecuador 01.Sep 96 Colombia 4-1 CHILE 09.Oct 96 Paraguay 2-1 CHILE 12.Nov 96 CHILE 1-0 Uruguay 15.Dec 96 Argentina 1-1 CHILE 12.Jan 97 Peru 2-1 CHILE 12.Feb 97 Bolivia 1-1 CHILE 29.Apr 97 CHILE 6-0 Venezuela 08.Jun 97 Ecuador 1-1 CHILE 05.Jul 97 CHILE 4-1 Colombia 20.Jul 97 CHILE 2-1 Paraguay 20.Aug 97 Uruguay 1-0 CHILE 10.Sep 97 CHILE 1-2 Argentina 12.Oct 97 CHILE 4-0 Peru 16.Nov 97 CHILE 3-0 Bolivia
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 16 8 6 2 23-13 30 2.Paraguay 16 9 2 5 21-14 29 3.Colombia 16 8 4 4 23-15 28 4.CHILE 16 7 4 5 32-18 25 5.Peru 16 7 4 5 19-20 25 6.Ecuador 16 6 3 7 22-21 21 7.Uruguay 16 6 3 7 18-21 21 8.Bolivia 16 4 5 7 18-21 17 9.Venezuela 16 0 3 13 8-41 3 CHILE qualified for France 1998

2002

(CONMEBOL league)
29.Mar 00 Argentina 4-1 CHILE 26.Apr 00 CHILE 1-1 Peru 03.Jun 00 Uruguay 2-1 CHILE 29.Jun 00 CHILE 3-1 Paraguay 19.Jul 00 Bolivia 1-0 CHILE 25.Jul 00 Venezuela 0-2 CHILE 15.Aug 00 CHILE 3-0 Brazil 02.Sep 00 CHILE 0-1 Colombia 08.Oct 00 Ecuador 1-0 CHILE 15.Nov 00 CHILE 0-2 Argentina 27.Mar 01 Peru 3-1 CHILE 24.Apr 01 CHILE 0-1 Uruguay 02.Jun 01 Paraguay 1-0 CHILE 14.Aug 01 CHILE 2-2 Bolivia 04.Sep 01 CHILE 0-2 Venezuela 07.Oct 01 Brazil 2-0 CHILE 07.Nov 01 Colombia 3-1 CHILE 14.Nov 01 CHILE 0-0 Ecuador
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 18 13 4 1 42-15 43 2.Ecuador 18 9 4 5 23-20 31 3.Brazil 18 9 3 6 31-17 30 4.Paraguay 18 9 3 6 29-23 30 5.Uruguay 18 7 6 5 19-13 27 6.Colombia 18 7 6 5 20-15 27 7.Bolivia 18 4 6 8 21-33 18 8.Peru 18 4 4 10 14-25 16 9.Venezuela 18 5 1 12 18-44 16 10.CHILE 18 3 3 12 15-27 12 CHILE failed to qualify for Korea/Japan 2002.

2006

(CONMEBOL league)
06.Sep 03 Argentina 2-2 CHILE 09.Sep 03 CHILE 2-1 Peru 15.Nov 03 Uruguay 2-1 CHILE 18.Nov 03 CHILE 0-1 Paraguay 30.Mar 04 Bolivia 0-2 CHILE 01.Jun 04 Venezuela 0-1 CHILE 06.Jun 04 CHILE 1-1 Brazil 05.Sep 04 CHILE 0-0 Colombia 10.Oct 04 Ecuador 2-0 CHILE 13.Oct 04 CHILE 0-0 Argentina 17.Nov 04 Peru 2-1 CHILE 26.Mar 05 CHILE 1-1 Uruguay 30.Mar 05 Paraguay 2-1 CHILE 04.Jun 05 CHILE 3-1 Bolivia 08.Jun 05 CHILE 2-1 Venezuela 04.Sep 05 Brazil 5-0 CHILE 08.Oct 05 Colombia 1-1 CHILE 12.Oct 05 CHILE 0-0 Ecuador
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 18 9 7 2 35-17 34 2.Argentina 18 10 4 4 29-17 34 3.Ecuador 18 8 4 6 23-19 28 4.Paraguay 18 8 4 6 23-23 28 5.Uruguay 18 6 7 5 23-28 25 6.Colombia 18 6 6 6 24-16 24 7.CHILE 18 5 7 6 18-22 22 8.Venezuela 18 5 3 10 20-28 18 9.Peru 18 4 6 8 20-28 18 10.Bolivia 18 4 2 12 20-37 14 CHILE failed to qualify for Germany 2006.



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