Lars Stindl converted the simplest of chances to secure a 1-0 victory for Germany in the FIFA Confederations Cup final, Joachim Löw's side defeating Chile in St Petersburg.
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Germany have lifted the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup after clinching a 1-0 victory against Chile in the St Petersburg final.
The reigning FIFA World Cup champions secured their first title in the competition thanks to Lars Stindl's close-range finish in the 20th minute. The Borussia Mönchengladbach forward tapped the ball into an empty net after team-mate Timo Werner had dispossessed Marcelo Díaz on the edge of the area.
Chile cranked up the pressure in the second half, but Joachim Löw's men held out to seal a notable triumph ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russia, goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen making sure of the result by keeping out an Alexis Sánchez free-kick deep in added time.
Portugal finished third, meanwhile, after coming back from behind to defeat Mexico 2-1 following extra time. Pepe cancelled out Luís Neto's own goal with a dramatic added-time leveller before Adrien Silva struck the decisive blow from the penalty spot.