Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer

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Entering the final game of the group stage, all four teams in Group A could advance to the semifinal of the Confederations Cup.

Sanchez became Chile's all-time record scorer early on, passing Marcelo Salas with his 38th worldwide goal after a mistake from Arsenal team-mate Shkodran Mustafi.

Both teams require just one point from their remaining Group B games against Australia and Cameroon respectively to progress to the semi-finals.

"We are one of the best teams in Africa but there is still a difference between us and modern football", Broos said.

Suffering from an ankle sprain, Sanchez did not start the first game of the pre-World Cup tournament, playing only a few minutes in the win over Cameroon.

Following the unsafe attempt of the Chilean side Germany's Lars Stindl earned a yellow card for wrecking into Chilean defender Jean Beausejour, TASS reported.

The result left both teams with four points each in Group B, three more than Australia and Cameroon, which played out a 1-1 draw earlier Thursday in St. Petersburg.

The drama came on a landmark day for Joachim Loew, who was able to celebrate his 100th win as Germany's head coach in his 150th game in charge. "Yes, it's very easy to say you haven't got players who score (but) you have to find them".

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"Alexis scored a very special goal because he is now the top scorer ever for Chile", Pizzi told reporters.

Sanchez, 28, surpassed former La Roja star Marcelo Salas with his 38th global goal in Thursday's 1-1 draw with world champions Germany in Russian Federation.

Alexis Sanchez is officially Chile's record goalscorer following his strike in the Confederations Cup against Germany.

Germany enjoyed most of the ball, but Cameroon came close just before the break when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa met a cross at the back-post, with Marc-Andre ter Stegen saving athletically to tip the ball over the bar.

Any chance of an unlikely comeback from Cameroon was ended three minutes later when Werner restored Germany's two-goal lead with his second of the match.

Roared on by thousands of traveling fans, Chile held on and hit back in the 67th when Eduardo Vargas flicked the ball on for substitute Martin Rodriguez to hit it past goalkeeper Maty Ryan.

Sanchez came close to scoring his second a few minutes later with a low left-foot shot that required a hard save by Ter Stegen.

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