• Australia's first ever point in a World Cup group came courtesy of a 0-0 draw against Chile in June 1974; it remains their only clean sheet in 10 World Cup Finals matches.
  • Since their third place finish in 1962, Chile have only won two of their 17 World Cup games (D6 L9).
  • Chile have lost against a subsequent finalist in each of their last three World Cups (West Germany in 1982, Brazil in 1998 and Spain in 2010).
  • The Socceroos have only won two of their 10 games at the World Cup (D3 L5) – these coming against Japan in 2006 (3-1) and Serbia in 2010 (2-1).
  • Australia's last eight World Cup games have produced seven red cards (four for the Socceroos, three for their opponents).
  • Chile conceded 1.56 goals per game in the qualifiers, more than any other of the 32 participants in the 2014 edition.
  • Australia have never beaten la Roja in any competition, drawing one and losing three so far.
  • Arturo Vidal was the top scoring midfielder in South American qualifying, helping himself to five goals.