When Chile put two goals in the back of the net within the first 15 minutes of the game it looked like it was going to be a long night for Australia. Fortunately striker Tim Cahill buried a header in the back of the net in the 35th minute to pull the Socceroos back into contention.
That goal changed the dynamics of the game and while Chile looked poised to pour on goals, their offense was brought to a stand still. Chile had to endure some Australian attacks that nearly equalized the score line and were forced to whether the storm.
Finally in stoppage time, Chile midfielder Jean Beauséjour was able to add an insurance goal with a beautiful strike and all the space in the world. He went across the goal to the far post with a low shot.
It was an important goal that secured the three points for Chile and gave them a six-goal cushion with Spain, who had a -4 goal differential after their blow out lost to the Netherlands.