Portugal Aim First Confederations Cup Trophy

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"He has had an unbelievable season in Spain, he's playing here with the same strength, which is why Portugal are in the semi-final".

There's nothing wrong with his positive mental attitude in believing Chile will face Kimmich's Germany on Sunday but as for him not believing in Ronaldo's existence...

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Chile, inspired by star men Vidal, Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez and the likes of Eduardo Vargas, will be a tough proposition for Portugal - even though they only finished second in Group B, with victory over Cameroon and draws against Germany and Australia earlier in the tournament.

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If fit, Aranguiz faces a busy night at the Kazan Arena trying to ensure Ronaldo has a quiet night with the Real Madrid star having won man-of-the-match awards in all three of Portugal's games so far in Russian Federation. The European champions played its last group stage match on Saturday, a breezy 4-0 win over New Zealand in which Ronaldo was substituted with more than 20 minutes left.

Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has never been one to hold back an opinion, and the bad boy of Chilean soccer is back at it again. Several times during the match, Sanchez gasped for air and rested his hands on his knees after a run, not showing his usual burst of speed.

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"We're obviously at a disadvantage, " Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said. "We'll try to stop him and reduce the space he has to move in. try to avoid that he gets the ball and scores".

Ahead of their Confederations Cup semi-final clash against Portugal, Chile talisman Arturo Vidal has expressed confidence of his side going past the Euro champions to the final of the tournament holding in Russian Federation.

After securing the top spot against New Zealand and scoring big plays against Mexico and Russia, Portugal will be playing against an experienced Chile team.

This came despite Silva tweeting on Sunday: “Everything is fine with my ankle”. Silva along with Raphael Guerreiro were absent during Mondays training session.

Silva could be back for Wednesdays game.

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