Updated 11:16 AM EST, Fri, Feb 26, 2021

FIFA World Cup: Chile vs Uruguay Results, Schedule & Lineup

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Chile had its first taste of defeat in the qualifying rounds on Tuesday as Uruguay beat them with a 3-0 victory.

Goal.com said Uruguay had Diego Godin to thank for since he made a "second-half double" which led to the end of Chile's unbeaten record in the qualifier.

"Godin set the Uruguayans on their way with a 23rd-minute opener -- his third goal in qualifying -- before substitute Alvaro Pereira and Martin Caceres helped the team bounce back from their 2-1 loss in Ecuador last week," added the same report.

It added that things went worse for Chile when midfielder Jorge Valdivia was given a red card for verbal abuse on the referee.

According to Daily Mail, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez was part of Chile's offence despite being doubted to participate in the game because of an injury. He joined Queens Park Rangers' Eduardo Vargas.

The same report noted that Tuesday's match was the first meeting of the two teams since Chile defeated Uruguay with a 1-0 score during the quarterfinals of the Copa America last June.

It was truly a devastating defeat for Chile with Sanchez expressing all his frustrations in an Instagram post.

"You need to know how to win and how to lose and I speak when I win and when I lose. But what annoys me about past and present and other Uruguayan players ... is that they speak without acknowledging that they've lost. Today we lost and I congratulate them ... it's goodbye from the champions of the Americas," Sanchez wrote.

Sanchez played alongside players like goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, Arturo Vidal, Jean Beausejour and Gonzalo Jara.

Heavy said Jara was infamous player who poked his finger at the behind  of Uruguay's Edinson Cavani.

"[He] then fell down, causing controversy that ended with Jara retroactively suspended for the tournament," noted the same report.

On the other hand, an earlier LatinPost report said that Uruguay missed star player and FC Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez since he is still serving a nine-match ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini of Italy in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. His team utilized remaining talents like Cavani and Godin, who proved to be very reliable players of the team.

Earlier, Yibada predicted that Chile will win in the match while others expected a draw. But Uruguay went out on Tuesday with a determination to prove that they can rise form their previous defeat against the mighty Chilean team.

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