Confederations Cup: Sanchez sets Chile record in 1-1 tie

Alexis Sanchez became Chile's all-time leading scorer with his 38th international goal, but the South American champion had to settle for a 1-1 tie with an experimental Germany team Thursday at the Confederations Cup.

The result left Chile and Germany with four points each and all four teams in Group B still alive. Cameroon and Australia also tied, 1-1, in the other game.

"I'm very happy to be Chile's top scorer," said Sanchez, who capitalized on a mistake by Arsenal teammate Shkodran Mustafi to score in the sixth minute. "Our dream is to win this tournament and we feel we have a chance. We played well in the first half, but Germany adapted very well to how we were playing."

WEDNESDAY. Making nine lineup changes from the team that tied Portugal, 2-2, in its opening game, Mexico struggled against New Zealand before rallying for a 2-1 win that gave El Tri the Group A lead. Javier Aquino was the inspiration for second-half goals by Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta. An early goal by Cristiano Ronaldo held up for a 1-0 Portugal win over host Russia.

Saturday, June 17
Russia 2 (own goal 31, Smolov 69) New Zealand 0. Att.: 50,251.
Sunday, June 18

Portugal 2 (Quaresma 34, Cedric 86) Mexico 2 (Hernandez 42, Moreno 90+1). Att.: 34,372.
Wednesday, June 21
Mexico 2 (Jimenez 54, Peralta 72) New Zealand 1 (Wood 42). Att.: 25,000.
Russia 0 Portugal 1 (Cristiano Ronaldo 8). Att.: 42,759.
Standings: Mexico, Portugal 4 points; Russia 3; New Zealand 0.


Sunday, June 18
Chile 2 (Vidal 81, Vargas 90+1) Cameroon 0. Att.: 33,492.
Monday, June 19
Germany 3 (Stindl 5, Drexler pen. 44, Goretzka 48) Australia 2 (Rogic 41, Juric 56). Att.: 23,000.
Thursday, June 22
Cameroon 1 (Anguissa 45+1) Australia 1 (Milligan pen. 60).
Germany 1 (Stindl 41) Chile 1 (Sanchez 41).
Standings: Chile, Germany 4 points; Australia, Cameroon 1.


June 24 in Kazan
Mexico vs. Russia, Fox, Telemundo, 11 am ET
June 24 in St. Petersburg
New Zealand vs. Portugal, FS1, Universo, 11 am ET

June 25 in Sochi
Germany vs. Cameroon, Fox, Universo 11 am ET
June 25 in Moscow
Chile  vs. Australia, FS1, Telemundo, 11 am ET
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