Chile misses crucial penalty in 2-0 win over Thailand

RENNES, France (AP) — Chile missed a penalty that would have sent it through to the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup in a 2-0 victory over Thailand on Thursday.

Chile, scoreless in this tournament before the Thailand match, needed to win by three goals to advance as a third-place team.

Chile was ahead 2-0 when it was awarded a penalty in stoppage time after video review showed Thailand goalkeeper Waraporn Boonsing had committed a foul just before Maria Jose Urrutia’s was cleared off the line by Natthakarn Chinwong.

The kick failed when Francisca Lara hit the crossbar.

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Urrutia’s header 10 minutes before the end of regulation gave Chile a chance at qualifying for the knockout stage in its first World Cup appearance.

Urrutia was player of the match.

Chile and Thailand were both eliminated.

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