Brazil vs. Chile: Live Player Ratings

Jerrad PetersWorld Football Staff WriterJune 28, 2014

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 23:  Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal and his second of the game during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Brazil are through to the quarterfinals following penalty shoot-out victory over Chile.

Following are ratings and analysis for both sets of players.

Brazil Player Ratings
PlayerHalf-TimeFull-TimeFinal
Julio Cesar579
Dani Alves667
Thiago Silva777
David Luiz678
Marcelo667
Fernandinho766
Luiz Gustavo666
Hulk555
Oscar666
Neymar767
Fred444
JoN/A44
RamiresN/A55
WillianN/AN/A5
BR UK

Half-Time analysis for Brazil

Julio Cesar: No chance on Sanchez’ perfectly-placed finish.

Dani Alves: Tested Bravo with a vicious shot from distance late in the first half.

Thiago Silva: Flicked Neymar’s corner into the path of David Luiz, although it was Jara who got the final touch.

David Luiz: Had to be sharp to prevent Chile taking the lead after Luiz Gustavo’s give-away.

Marcelo: Decent enough going forward, but defensively suspect.

Fernandinho: Escaped a booking after clattering into Aranguiz in the early going.

Luiz Gustavo: Gave the ball away late in the first half, allowing Chile a quality goalscoring opportunity.

Hulk: Gifted Sanchez the ball ahead of the equaliser.

Oscar: Just not as involved on the right as he would be through the middle.

Neymar: Took the corner that lead the opener and also made an in important track-back to poke the ball off Sanchez.

Fred: Who?

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28:  Alexis Sanchez of Chile and Ramires of Brazil compete for the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Photo
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Full-Time analysis for Brazil

Julio Cesar: Made an outstanding reaction save to deny Aranguiz.

Dani Alves: Gave the ball away to Sanchez at least twice in the second half.

Thiago Silva: Is having to bail out the mistakes of his teammates.

David Luiz: Ended up being credited with Brazil’s opener.

Marcelo: Hasn’t been a liability and has generally outperformed Dani Alves.

Fernandinho: Withdrawn in favour of Ramires following a mostly disappointing 72 minutes.

Luiz Gustavo: Distribution has been uncharacteristically poor.

Hulk: Had the ball in the back of the net just before the hour-mark, but it was controversially disallowed for offside.

Oscar: Tired himself out battling on the defensive side of the ball.

Neymar: Had a headed chance in the 81st minute that Bravo did well to stop.

Fred: Withdrawn in favour of Jo after going MIA.

Jo: Should have scored when Hulk crossed beautifully to the far post.

Ramires: Could have sprung Neymar late on but completely misplaced his pass.

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28:  Neymar of Brazil celebrates during a penalty shootout during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Photo by Paul Gilha
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Final analysis for Brazil

Julio Cesar: The hero of the hour.

Dani Alves: Seemed to get a sudden burst of energy in extra time.

Thiago Silva: Led by example—a captain’s performance.

David Luiz: Scored the first penalty of the shoot-out.

Marcelo: Put Brazil 2-0 up on penalties.

Fernandinho: Withdrawn in favour of Ramires following a mostly disappointing 72 minutes.

Luiz Gustavo: Will be a big loss in the next round.

Hulk: Denied by Bravo from 12 yards.

Oscar: Tired himself out battling on the defensive side of the ball.

Neymar: Stuttered and converted his penalty.

Fred: Withdrawn in favour of Jo after going MIA.

Jo: Had a good opportunity to put Brazil ahead when Neymar’s corner found him perfectly.

Ramires: Drove a late shot just wide of the near post.

Willian: Missed the target on his penalty.

Chile Player Ratings
PlayerHalf-TimeFull-TimeFinal
Claudio Bravo678
Francisco Silva677
Gary Medel678
Gonzalo Jara577
Mauricio Isla667
Charles Aranguiz666
Arturo Vidal788
Marcelo Diaz687
Eugenio Mena566
Alexis Sanchez877
Eduardo Vargas666
Felipe GutierrezN/A66
Mauricio PinillaN/A55
Jose RojasN/AN/A5
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Half-Time analysis for Chile

Claudio Bravo: Helpless on the Jara own goal; made a terrific save on Dani Alves.

Francisco Silva: Struggling mightily when Neymar runs at him.

Gary Medel: Distribution out of the backline has been good, but he hasn’t exactly been convincing when attacked with speed.

Gonzalo Jara: Opened the scoring with an own goal from a Neymar corner.

Mauricio Isla: Helping Sanchez overload that right-hand side.

Charles Aranguiz: Took a foul on Neymar out of frustration following his collision with Fernandinho.

Arturo Vidal: Stuck his backside into Neymar but escaped a booking.

Marcelo Diaz: It’s vital that he gets more involved—Chile desperately require his influence on the ball.

Eugenio Mena: Picked up a booking and will miss the quarter-finals, should Chile progress.

Alexis Sanchez: Pounced on Hulk’s mistake and finished expertly inside the far corner for the equaliser.

Eduardo Vargas: Intercepted Hulk’s careless ball and sent put it through for Sanchez to score.

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28:  Dani Alves of Brazil tackles Eugenio Mena of Chile during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Ge
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Full-Time analysis for Chile

Claudio Bravo: Made an incredible save on Hulk in the 84th minute.

Francisco Silva: Made an important intervention on Neymar after the forward had dispossessed Diaz.

Gary Medel: Hardly tested in the second half.

Gonzalo Jara: Has so far won all his aerial battles.

Mauricio Isla: Keeping close to Hulk and taking time and space away from both Marcelo and Neymar as well.

Charles Aranguiz: His fierce effort from in close was saved by Julio Cesar.

Arturo Vidal: Not quite match-fit and was withdrawn shortly before the full-time whistle.

Marcelo Diaz: Became immediately more involved after the restart.

Eugenio Mena: Not giving Dani Alves or Oscar the slightest bit of freedom.

Alexis Sanchez: The most dangerous forward on the pitch in the second half.

Eduardo Vargas: Lasted until the 57th minute, when he was replaced by Gutierrez.

Felipe Gutierrez: Only enhancing Chile’s possessional dominance.

Mauricio Pinilla: Five touches in the second half after a late introduction.

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 28:  Chile players look on preparing for penalty kicks during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Get
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Final analysis for Chile

Claudio Bravo: Made an incredible save on Hulk in the 84th minute.

Francisco Silva: Made a vital block on Jo’s effort early in extra time.

Gary Medel: Did well to cut out Neymar’s cross to Willian early in the second period of extra time.

Gonzalo Jara: Hit the post on the decisive penalty.

Mauricio Isla: Played his best game of the World Cup against Brazil.

Charles Aranguiz: Could barely talk by the time the referee called an end to extra time.

Arturo Vidal: Not quite match-fit and was withdrawn shortly before the full-time whistle.

Marcelo Diaz: Tired noticeably in extra time.

Eugenio Mena: Won the ball off Dani Alves midway through the second period of extra time.

Alexis Sanchez: Denied by Julio Cesar from the spot.

Eduardo Vargas: Lasted until the 57th minute, when he was replaced by Gutierrez.

Felipe Gutierrez: Contributed a trio of tackles on the defensive side of the ball.

Mauricio Pinilla: He rang a ferocious drive off the crossbar in the final minute of extra time.

Jose Rojas: Made an absolutely vital last-man tackle.