Rio de Janeiro: Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli lauded his side after they dumped reigning champions Spain out of the World Cup on Wednesday to motor into the last 16 on the back of a deserved 2-0 triumph in Rio. (Full match report | Match in pics)
Spain came in on the ropes after suffering a 5-1 battering by the Netherlands and Chile delivered the knockout punch in some style to ensure they and the Dutch will compete in the next phase.
"I am proud of the way Chile put out world champions," said Sampaoli. "It was a great win over great rivals.