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Brazil set for acid test against confident Chile

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Brazil know that their outstanding past record against Chile will count for nothing when the sides meet in an all-South American World Cup last-16 tie at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday afternoon. 

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, right, gestures as he speaks with Thiago Silva, centre, during a training session at the Granja Comary training complex in Teresopolis on Thursday. (AFP photo)

The tournament hosts have lost just eight of 68 previous meetings with Chile, and have emerged triumphant in all three past encounters in the World Cup, scoring 11 goals in the process.

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