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WATCH: Alexis Sanchez shows silky first touch, fends off mugging to ice Uruguay

Chile Uruguay Wcup Soccer

Chile’s Alexis Sanchez, center, squeezes through the defense to score against Uruguay during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)


Arsenal fans have seen this a few times.

Uruguay’s focus on stopping Alexis Sanchez by any means necessary came up short on Chile’s third goal of Tuesday’s big World Cup qualifier.

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Like its rival Argentina, Chile needed all three points to stay high in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying mix.

With a 2-1 lead late, Celta Vigo man Marcelo Diaz sent a looping ball over the top to Sanchez. His outstanding first touch was on display, and he

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