Selecao maintain 100 percent record

Selecao maintain 100 percent record

Goals from Dante, Neymar and a brace from Fred gave Brazil a well-deserved 4-2 victory over Italy on Saturday and enabled them to preserve their 100 percent record in the Confederations Cup.

Chicharito brace sinks Japan

Chicharito brace sinks Japan

Mexico came out of their shell in their final FIFA Confederations Cup match as Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez bagged a second-half brace of headers to beat Japan 2-1, leaving the Samurai Blue bottom of Group A.

Confed Cup show to go on

 Confed Cup show to go on

FIFA has not discussed the possibility of cancelling the Confederations Cup, which has been overshadowed by protests sweeping Brazil, soccer's governing body said on Friday.

Forlan special does it for Uruguay

Forlan special does it for Uruguay

Diego Forlan marked his 100th appearance for Uruguay with a brilliant left-footed drive to see his side beat Nigeria 2-1 and put themselves in a strong position to qualify for the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

Spain smash Tahiti for 10

Spain smash Tahiti for 10

Spain subjected a brave Tahiti to the biggest thrashing in Confederations Cup history to make all but sure of a semi-final place, with Fernando Torres and David Villa scoring seven goals between them in a 10-0 win.

Spanish players robbed in Brazil


Six players from the Spain squad had money stolen from their hotel rooms in Recife while they played their Confederations Cup opener against Uruguay, Spanish media reported on Thursday.

Uruguay challenge is real decider

Uruguay challenge is real decider

When the draw for the Confederations Cup  was made, both Nigeria and Uruguay knew this match would go a very long way to deciding their fates in Group B.

Italy edge thriller with Japan

Italy edge thriller with Japan

Substitute Sebastian Giovinco tapped in a late goal to secure Italy a thrilling 4-3 win over Japan on Wednesday and a semi-final berth in the Confederations Cup.

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