World Cup: Chile star Alexis Sanchez confident of knocking out Brazil
By Pete O'Rourke - Follow me: @skysportspeteo
Last Updated: 28/06/14 2:28pm
Chile star Alexis Sanchez is confident they can make history by knocking Brazil out of the World Cup, as they set their sights on winning the tournament.
La Roja have impressed in making it to the last 16, sending holders Spain packing at the group stage.
The Chileans have been knocked out of the World Cup three times by Brazil in past tournaments, but Sanchez is confident they can shock the hosts in Belo Horizonte.
"We came here to make history. We already beat World Cup holders Spain,” he said.
“The next game is about who has more endurance and who has the mentality to go a long way.
"We may not all be friends but on the pitch everybody runs for the other and this team is like a pitbull dog.
"On Saturday we’re going to try to win the match and to keep accomplishing the dream that we all want, which is to win the World Cup."
Barcelona forward Sanchez also admitted that he is worried how referee Howard Webb will handle the game in front of a partisan Brazil crowd.
"I am really happy to play against Brazil but I am worried about the referee. But we will see," concluded Sanchez.
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