James Rodriguez stars as Colombia reach the quarter-finals for the first time
Brazil win on penalties
Brazil go ahead through David Luiz, but Alexis Sanchez hits back for Chile
Brazil face Chile while Uruguay meet Colombia
20 things we learned from the group stages
Why FIFA and Brazil have reason to feel pleased with life

22:52 BST

Full-time: Colombia 2-0 Uruguay

It’s all over at the Maracana. Colombia have reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history after a 2-0 win over Uruguay. James Rodriguez scored both goals, a remarkable individual volley and a brilliant team effort. The Colombia bandwagon rolls on. Brazil await in Fortaleza on Friday.

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22:07 BST

Goal!

Colombia 2-0 Uruguay

  • James Rodriguez 49

Another goal for Rodriguez! A sweeping move from Colombia, Cuadrado headed Armero’s cross back across goal and Rodriguez fired home for his fifth goal of the tournament.

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21:46 BST

Half-time: Colombia 1-0 Uruguay

An uneventful first half-hour was lit up by an extraordinary goal by James Rodriguez. Surely, we won’t witness a better goal at this World Cup. Goal of the tournament from, so far, the player of the tournament.

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21:28 BST

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Goal!

Colombia 1-0 Uruguay

  • James Rodriguez 28

Unbelievable strike from James Rodriguez. Chest, turn and volley from 25 yards crashes in off the underside of the bar. Sensational.

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21:22 BST

Colombia-Uruguay – early thoughts

As expected, Colombia have been the more positive side in the early stages, with James Rodriguez in a central playmaking role behind the main strikers. Juan Cuadrado has been the biggest threat for Colombia and the right winger has already come in for some harsh treatment from the Uruguayans.

Uruguay have a back five, with Alvaro Pereira in the right wing-back role.

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20:45 BST

Colombia-Uruguay – Team news

Colombia made wholesale changes for their final group match, against Japan, resting several key players who coach Jose Pekerman has now brought back into the starting line-up to face Uruguay.

Strikers Teofilo Gutierrez and Jackson Martinez both start in what looks like a straight 4-4-2 set-up. Playmaker James Rodriguez, who made such an impact as a half-time sub against Japan, is back in the starting eleven.

For Uruguay, Diego Forlan starts in place of Luis Suarez. Suarez still appears on the official FIFA teamsheet, alongside the letter N, ‘Not eligible to play’.

Colombia: Ospina; Zuniga, Zapata, Yepes, Armero; Cuadrado, Sanchez, Aguilar, Rodriguez; Gutierrez, Martinez

Uruguay: Muslera; Caceres, Godin (c), Gimenez, A Pereira; M Pereira, Arevalo, Gonzalez, Rodriguez; Cavani, Forlan

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19:56 BST

Final score Brazil 1-1 Chile

Brazil win 3-2 on penalties!

There are tears among both sets of players after a draining and emotional encounter in Belo Horizonte. Ultimately, Brazil kept their nerve to prevail. Credit to Julio Cesar who pulled off two great stops in the shootout and to Neymar, who was under huge pressure when he stepped up to take Brazil’s final penalty.

Spare a thought for Chile who have contributed so much to this game and to the tournament as a whole. They depart Brazil 2014 with their reputation enhanced.

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Penalties

Brazil 3-2 Chile

  • Gonzalo Jara misses

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Penalties

Brazil 3-2 Chile

  • Neymar scores

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Penalties

Brazil 2-2 Chile

  • Marcelo Diaz scores

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Penalties

Brazil 2-1 Chile

  • Hulk saved

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Penalties

Brazil 2-1 Chile

  • Charles Aranguiz scores

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Penalties

Brazil 2-0 Chile

  • Marcelo scores

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Penalties

Brazil 1-0 Chile

  • Alexis Sanchez saved

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Penalties

Brazil 1-0 Chile

  • Willian misses

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Penalties

Brazil 1-0 Chile

  • Mauricio Pinilla saved

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Penalties

Brazil 1-0 Chile

  • David Luiz scores

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19:37 BST

Full time: Brazil 1-1 Chile

That effort by Pinilla was the final chance of extra time. The match will not be decided by a penalty shootout.

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19:36 BST

Close!

Fantastic effort from substitute Mauricio Pinilla whose powerful shot smacks the bar.

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19:22 BST

Extra time half-time: Brazil 1-1 Chile

There are a lot of tired players out there now and barring some calamitous error or a moment of genius, there appears to be an inevitability about the game being decided by penalties.

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19:15 BST

Good save!

Hulk has been far the brightest of Brazil’s attacking players and he forces a good save from Bravo after cutting infield and firing off a powerful left foot shot.

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18:52 BST

Full time – Brazil 1-1 Chile

Howard Webb blows for full time and the good news is that we have another 30 minutes to look forward to. The second half followed a similar pattern to the first with Brazil having the better opportunities, but Chile looking threatening on the break.

If Brazil are to win, then Neymar, anonymous in the second half, will have to get more involved. In the battle of the Barcelona team-mates, he is being eclipsed by Chile’s Alexis Sanchez.

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18:44 BST

Great save!

Stunning save by Claudio Bravo. Hulk does brilliantly to slalom into the penalty area before unleashing a venomous shot which Bravo palms away to safety.

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18:33 BST

Bad miss!

Jo is on for the ineffective Fred and his first contribution is to fail to make proper contact with an inviting Hulk cross.

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18:25 BST

Great save!

Chile are almost ahead after a good move down the right. Julio Cesar brilliantly turning Charles Aranguiz’s close-range shot wide for a corner.

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18:15 BST

Controversy

That’s a huge call by the assistant referee. Hulk collects a long raking pass on his chest before steering the ball past Claudio Bravo. The forward wheels away in celebration only to be confronted by referee Howard Webb brandishing a yellow card.

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17:48 BST

Half-time: Brazil 1-0 Chile

It’s been a frenetic first half played at breathtaking pace with plenty of chances, the majority of them falling to Brazil. It’s not all been one-way traffic though and Chile pose a huge threat on the counter-attack.

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17:45 BST

Close!

Chile break forward through Alexis Sanchez and are nearly ahead. The Barceona man plays in Charles Aranguiz, who is denied by Brazil’s defence and goalkeeper Julio Cesar.

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17:35 BST

Close!

Brazil go close again. First Oscar’s Neymar inside the penalty area but after he loses possession the ball drops to Fred, who blazes over from close range.

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17:35 BST

Close!

Brazil almost regain their lead after a fine passing move down the right. Oscar, who has been quiet until now, floats a lovely cross towards Neymar and his goalbound header is deflected for a corner by Francisco Silva’s shoulder.

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17:32 BST

Goal!

Brazil 1-1 Chile

  • Alezis Sanchez

Brazil make a mess of a throw-in near their own corner flag. Eduardo Vargas nips in to steal possession and squares the ball to Alexis Sanchez, and he strokes the ball past Julio Cesar. Game on!

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17:19 BST

David Luiz scores against Chile

Goal!

Brazil 1-0 Chile

  • David Luiz 18

Brazil go ahead at a set piece. The corner is swung over and flicked on at the near post by Thiago Silva to David Luiz, who hooks the ball in from close range.

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17:17 BST

Penalty appeal

Hulk burst forward and plays a one-two with Neymar before tumbling under the challenge of Mauricio Isla. Brazil think it should be a penalty but referee Howard Webb waves play on. It certainly seemed more of a penalty than the one awarded to Brazil in their opening match.

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17:17 BST

Team news: Brazil-Chile

Luiz Felipe Scolari chooses Fernandinho instead of Paulinho as the holding midfielder in his starting XI. David Luiz has overcome a slight back injury and starts.

Chile defender Gary Medel starts after recovering from a muscle strain, while attacking midfielder Arturo Vidal returns to the starting line-up having been rested for the defeat against Holland.

Brazil: Julio Cesar, Alves, Silva, Luiz, Fernandinho, Marcelo, Hulk, Fred, Neymar, Oscar, Gustavo.

Chile: Bravo, Mena, Isla, Silva, Sanchez, Vidal, Vargas, Medel, Jara, Aranguiz, Dias.

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16:03 BST

Quote of the day

“I lost my balance, making my body unstable and falling on top of my opponent.

“At that moment I hit my face against the player leaving a small bruise on my cheek and a strong pain in my teeth.”

Luis Suarez explains how his teeth came into contact with Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder.  As explanations go, that one is right up there with ‘the dog ate my homework’.

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16:01 BST

Plenty for Brazil and FIFA to feel pleased about

Against all expectation this is shaping up to be a memorable World Cup. Brazil, as it confidently predicted, has put on the party the world was hoping for – but daren’t not expect – and the footballers have played their part in what is rapidly becoming a World Cup for the ages.

No surprise then, as Keir Radnedge reports, that Brazil, and indeed FIFA, are feeling pretty pleased with life at the moment.

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15:11 BST

Twenty things we have learned from the group stages

World Soccer editor Gavin Hamilton has been following the tournament from Brazil. Here’s his appraisal of the group stages.

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World Cup Day 17

After a 24 hour break the football returns with the first two knockout matches, and what couple of appetising games to look forward to.

Both are all-South American affairs with hosts Brazil taking on Chile, while Colombia face a Uruguay side still reeling from the 4-month ban issued to Luis Suarez.