Brazil v. Chile
Brazil supporters look forward to their country's last 16 World Cup match against Chile at Ellis Park Stadium in Johnnesburg.
Brazil set up a mouth-watering World Cup quarter-final clash against Holland with a convincing 3-0 win over Chile at Ellis Park.First-half goals by centre-back Juan and striker Luis Fabiano gave Brazil a 2-0 lead before Robinho made sure of their quarter-final berth with the third goal after an hour. Brazil will face Holland, who earlier saw off Slovakia 2-1, in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
2032 GMT: We'll be back for Tuesday's quarter-finals between Paraguay and Japan, and the Spain-Portugal match. Join us then. To see how Brazil's win over Chile unfolded, read below.
2030 GMT: AFP's Moises Avila in Chile says their fans started trooping home from the public squares where the match was being shown as soon as the third goal went in. But Chile have left their mark on this World Cup.
2026 GMT: So we know six of the eight quarter-finalists - Uruguay face Ghana, Argentina clash with Germany and the Dutch face the huge hurdle of Brazil.
2024 GMT: Tens of thousands of happy Brazil supporters are having a giant party at the Copacabana. They sense a tilt at the final.
2021 GMT: Brazil v Holland has provided some of the World Cup's classic games. Dunga himself was captain when his side beat the Dutch 3-2 in a quarter-final in Dallas in 1994.
2019 GMT: So Brazil outplayed Chile to book a lipsmacking quarter-final with Holland on Friday.
90 + 2 mins: FULL-TIME! Brazil 3 Chile 0
91+2 mins: Michel Bastos surges in and should have made it 4-0 but shoots wide.
90 mins: An untypical error from Lucio allows Valdiva an unchallenged shot but he pulls it wide.
88 mins: The Brazilian drums are sounding out their beat now and those supporters can look forward to the last eight.
86 mins: Chile's coach Bielsa is still screaming at his team.
84 mins: Chile have not given up. A Beausejour shot across goal comes close to giving them a consolation goal.
82 mins: A tough header for Nilmar who tried to hit the target when he could have headed it back to Robinho. The ball flies into the crowd.
80 mins: Who would bet against Brazil winning a sixth World Cup playing like this?
77 mins: Suazo again. A strange mishit but the ball spins over the bar.
74 mins: Chile's best chance of the match. Humberto Suazo turns sweetly and pokes a shot goalwards but Julio Cesar saves well.
73 mins: Robinho streaks away and aims an angled shot at the Chilean goal which 'keeper Claudio Bravo saves.
72 mins: YELLOW CARD! Brazil's Ramires is booked for hacking down an opponent.
70 mins: Dunga and the Brazilian press are often at loggerheads. They might start coming over to his side after this if they hang on for victory.
67 mins: YELLOW CARD! Chile's Ismael Fuentes is penalised for using his arm on Luis Fabiano.
65 mins: Far from being discouraged, Chile are fighting for a goal. Valdiva's volley flies just over.
61 mins: AFP reporter Moises Avila says Chile's president Sebastian Pinera has ordered a dish of fish and seafood in the port of Valparaiso to help digest the score.
59 mins: GOAL! Brazil 3 Chile 0
Robino surely puts the match to bed for Brazil with a smooth finish.
57 mins: Brazil defender Michel Bastos has not put a foot wrong all night. His defence-minded coach Dunga must be happy.
54 mins: Fascinating fact from the FIFA boffins - Brazil haven't lost a two-goal lead for almost seven years.
49 mins: Chile put on two subs at half-time - Jorge Valdiva and Rodrigo Tello. Both can score and create goals.
47 mins: Dani Alves strikes a floated free-kick wide. He was counting on the Jabulani ball dipping more than that.
47 mins: YELLOW CARD: Arturo Vidal is booked.
46 mins: The second half is under way. Can Chile hit back?
1924 GMT: The winner of the bet gets a bottle of Cachaca sugarcane liquor made at the 'hacienda' of vice-president Jose Alencar.
1922 GMT: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has bet his ministers that Brazil will beat Chile 4-1, according to the G1 website of the O Globo newspaper.
1919 GMT: Brazil look in control of this one and must already be thinking about playing Holland in the quarter-finals. The Dutch beat Slovakia 2-1 earlier today.
45+1 mins: HALF-TIME! Brazil 2 Chile 0
45+1 mins: Chile coach Marcelo Bielsa is furious with his team.
43 mins: Brazil are moving smoothly. Luis Fabiano snatches at a header which isn't far off target.
41 mins: Brazil have devastated Chile with those two goals in four minutes. Chile suddenly look a bit desperate.
39 mins: Mauricio Rabuffetti says 20,000 people justwent wild watching the match on a giant screen at Copacabana.
38 mins: GOAL: Brazil 2 Chile 0
Kaka finds Luis Fabiano who rounds the Chilean 'keeper and slides the ball home. More like the old Brazil. And deadly.
34 mins: GOAL! Brazil 1 Chile 0
Juan rises to head home a corner from Maicon and Brazil take the lead. Simple but effective.
31 mins: No goals yet and not a feast of entertaining football either. Not yet anyway.
29 mins: YELLOW CARD! Kaka is booked for a foul. He needs to be careful from now on.
26 mins: Brazil have a corner but when the ball comes over Lucio claims he is tripped by Pablo Contreras. The referee waves him away.
23 mins: Chile's Jean Beausejour drives a shot over the crossbar but Chile win a corner. Brazil centre-back Lucio clears the corner.
19 mins: Back to the action. Brazil are having the lion's share of the possession but Chile look composed going forward.
15 mins: Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay all reached the last 16 - and Argentina and Uruguay are already through to the quarters - what a great World Cup for South America!
11 mins: Kaka is back at the centre of the Brazilian midfielder after his suspension for the sending-off against Ivory Coast when he appeared to be the victim of some play-acting from Abdelkader Keita.
10 mins: Kaka drives a shot wide. Brazil look in the mood for goals.
6 mins: AFP reporter Ryland James is enjoying the scene at Ellis Park: "Chile's red, white and blue meets Brazil's green and gold in a sea of colour.
"Best outfit so far is a guy dressed in a suit made entirely of plastic Brazil flags, complete with an Aztec Indian-style crown. Very dapper."
4 mins: Luis Fabiano pulls his shot wide, wasting the first chance of the game.
1825 GMT: Howard Webb from England is tonight's referee.
1823 GMT: The teams are in and Kaka returns for Brazil after suspension.
Brazil: Julio Cesar - Maicon, Lucio (capt), Juan, Michel Bastos - Dani Alves, Gilberto Silva, Kaka, Ramires - Robinho, Luis Fabiano. Coach: Dunga (BRA) Chile: Claudio Bravo (capt) - Ismael Fuentes, Gonzalo Jara, Pablo Contreras, Mauricio Isla - Jean Beausejour, Carlos Carmona, Arturo Vidal, - Mark Gonzalez, Humberto Suazo, Alexis Sanchez. Coach: Marcelo Bielsa (ARG)
1818 GMT: One of AFP's correspondents in Rio de Janeiro, Mauricio Rabuffetti, says that as kickoff approaches, "the famous beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana are practically empty, as you never see them, and only a few tourists were enjoying the sun." Everyone is in front of their TVs.
1800 GMT: There's always a party atmosphere when Brazil come to town and tonight is no exception.
AFP reporter Robert Smith is at the stadium and says Chilean fans are making some noise, banging on big bass drums but they are outnumbered by the Brazilian fans.
WELCOME TO JOHANNESBURG FOR BRAZIL'S meeting with surprise qualifiers Chile in the World Cup's last 16, with the five-time winners Brazil seeking to progress to a quarter-final against Holland.
Since coming to South Africa, Brazil have rarely shown the exciting football they have trademarked over the years, but this team has displayed steel and artistry and many bookmakers are leaning their way.
Chile progressed from the Group H behind Spain after beating Honduras and Switzerland and they have attacking options in the shape of Alexis Sanchez and Mark Gonzalez who can threaten the Brazilians.
To see if Brazil can turn on the style, stay with us for the live commentary.