Chile could risk Vidal

Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli says a late fitness test will be conducted on Arturo Vidal ahead of his team's World Cup opener against Australia on Friday. Sampaoli said he was encouraged by the fact that Vidal had taken part in training this week, adding that the Juventus midfielder had expressed the

Australia, Korea boost World Cup hopes

Australia improved their chances of qualifying for a third consecutive World Cup with a 4-0 win over Jordan and South Korea moved within a point of progressing for the eighth straight time after edging Uzbekistan 1-0 in Asian qualifiers on Tuesday. Midfielder Robbie Kruse scored a goal and set up two