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Cameroon leaves the field having failed to advance to the second round    (Shaun Botterill/Allsport)  
Chile advances amidst controversy

Disallowed goal keeps Cameroon out of 2nd round

For the Chileans, life was grand. But for Cameroon, the disappointment may not subside for four years. Chile, withstanding a furious second-half challenge, qualified for the World Cup's second round for the first time in 38 years by drawing with Cameroon 1-1 on Tuesday. But the only reason the Chileans advanced to a second-round matchup with Brazil was a botched call by the referee, who disallowed a goal because of a foul that didn't appear to happen.
Italy knocks off 10-man Cameroon team
Forgotten by his country after his failure four years ago, Roberto Baggio may just be the driving force behind Italy's push towards a berth in the second round of France '98.

Austrian captain scores off corner kick for 1-1 draw
Anton Polster made his historic goal a meaningful one. The Austrian midfielder scored off a corner kick in second-half stoppage time to secure a 1-1 draw with Cameroon on Thursday night in the World Cup opener for both teams.

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Group B W L T Pts
Italy 2 0 1 7
Chile 0 0 3 3
Austria 0 1 2 2
Cameroon 0 1 2 2

Cameroon World Cup Schedule
Thursday, June 11
Cameroon 1, Austria 1
At Toulouse

Wednesday, June 17
Italy 3, Cameroon 0
At Montpellier

Tuesday, June 23
Cameroon 1, Chile 1
At Nantes

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