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Having met in the group stage, Germany and Chile will now battle it out for the right to be the 2017 Confederations Cup champion. Captain and coach both appear confident lessons have been learned ahead of the clash.
Chile have reached the final of the Confederations Cup after a stunning shootout performance from goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. He saved all three of Portugal's penalties after the sides were locked at 0-0 after extra time.
Germany are set to face Mexico in the second semifinal of the Confederations Cup and national team coach Joachim Löw is not lacking confidence. The winner of Thursday's contest will go on to face Chile in Sunday's final.
Timo Werner scored his first two international goals as Germany beat Cameroon. The result sees Joachim Löw's side top Group B and set up a semifinal with Mexico on Thursday. Chile must face European champions Portugal.