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Scotland edged out by Chile
 Women's Football News 19 Dec 2013
 
Chile 4 (Maria Rojas 20, Francisca 57, Araya 72, Saez 76)
Scotland 3 (J.Ross 23, C Murray 40, Crilly 82)

Chile fought back from 2-1 down at half time to defeat Scotland in a seven-goal thriller in Brasilia. 
 
Jane Ross and Christie Murray had put Scotland ahead at the break, and on course for their first win of the tournament, but Chile roared back to book their place in Sunday's final.
 
Chile have been the four team tournament's surprise package, defeating world number seven side Canada at the weekend and putting in three performances that belie their world ranking of 118.
 
Anna Signeul was able to field her recent first choice centre back partnership for the first time in the tournament, with Jennifer Beattie joining the squad after club duty with Montpellier to partner Rachel Corsie, who also missed the opening match due to work commitments. Hibernian goalkeeper Shannon Lynn also made her first appearance in the tournament, with captain Gemma Fay rested.
 
Scotland threatened in the opening exchanges, with Hayley Lauder drawing a smart save from highly-rated Chilean goalkeeper Christiane Endler. The Chilean defence was then called in to action to send a Leanne Ross cross out for a corner, but Endler held Kim Little's effort.
 
Just as Scotland were beginning to look comfortable, Chile took the lead. Maria Rojas got on the end of a defence-splitting ball out of midfield and raced clear to send a low shot past Lynn.
 
Scotland were level within three minutes. Kim Little went on a marauding run down the right wing and whipped the ball in to the box for Jane Ross, who beat her marker to flick the ball high in to the net.
 
Murray put Scotland ahead with five minutes left of the half. Left back Hayley Lauder sent in an inch perfect pass from the halfway line, and Murray got in front of the Chilean defender on the edge of the box to knock the ball past Endler.
 
The action raged from end to end from the moment the second half kicked off. Jane Ross drew another save from Endler immediately after the restart, while Lynn dived at the feet of Maria Rojas as she raced in to the box.
 
Jane Ross and Little continued to cause problems for the Chilean defence, but the next goal came at the other end of the pitch. Francisca was first to react when a free kick was whipped in to the box, flicking the ball in to the net.
 
Chile raced into the lead with two goals in four minutes. Araya got on the end of a cross in to the box to fire in to the net, before Saez blasted in a shot from close range.
 
Substitute Lana Clelland had a chance to pull one back for Scotland as she bore down on goal, but Endler raced off her line to smother the ball.
 
Both sides continued to create opportunities, before another Scotland substitute scored the last goal of the game. With eight minutes remaining, Sarah Crilly picked up the ball on the edge of the box and unleashed a terrific effort to beat Endler.
 
Scotland will face either Canada or Brazil, who meet later tonight, in the 3rd/4th place match on Sunday.
 
(Report by www.scottishfa.co.uk)

 
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