UPDATED: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

UPDATED: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

- Lars Stindl scored the only goal of the game as Germany emerged victorious

- Germany came into the competition without Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos

- Earlier in the day, Portugal secured a 2 - 1 win over Mexico to win third place

2014 World Cup winners Germany have won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup following a 1 - 0 win over 2016 Copa Centenario winners Chile.

Chile came blasting out at the beginning of the final as Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez had long range efforts go wide within the first ten minutes.

Eduardo Vargas had a half volley that was dipping just go over around the 15th minute mark.

BREAKING: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

Vargas had an early volley go over

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Lars Stindl scored in the 25th minute when he capitalized on a poor clearance by Claudio Bravo to slot into an empty net.

BREAKING: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

Stindl tapped the ball into an empty net to give Germany the lead

The second half was much more intense as Chile became rough and thuggish.

BREAKING: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

The Schalke 04 man celebrates his goal

The first bookings of the match went to Joshua Kimmich and Arturo Vidal who clashed after the former fouled Bravo.

BREAKING: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

Vidal and Kimmich got into a scuffle

Vidal had a shot from inside the box just go over the bar while Alexis Sanchez, duly marked out of the game had a shot blocked by Antonio Rudiger.

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BREAKING: Germany win 2017 Confederations Cup

Vidal cannot believe his misfortune after missing an effort

Earlier in the day, Portugal secured a 2 - 1 win over Mexico to win third place at the competition.

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