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FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Germany put four past Mexico in semis

Leon Goretzka has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer (Image credit: EPA)

Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany beat Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final. The Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner’s through ball. Werner then tapped home Jonas Hector’s pass to increase Germany’s lead. Marco Fabian scored a ...

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Confederations Cup: Germany and Chile qualify from Group B

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez (right) became Chile's all-time top scorer with his 38th international goal earlier in the tournament (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chile qualified behind Germany from Group B to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals. after drawing 1-1 wiith Australia in their final group game. Euro 2016 winners Portugal will now face Chile in the last four on Wednesday. Australia went ahead through winger James Troisi, before substitute Martin Rodriguez levelled from close range. World champions Germany moved above Chile with a ...

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2017 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Portugal cruise into semi-finals


Portugal saw off New Zealand 4-0 to win Group A and progress to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-finals, in front of 56,290 fans in Saint Petersburg. Cristiano Ronaldo, with rumours abound of him being rested ahead of the game, started and was Portugal’s protagonist once more. He hit the crossbar with a header before converting a first-half penalty after ...

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2017 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Mexico overcome Russia 2-1 to reach semis


Mexico are in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after earning a 2-1 victory over ten-man Russia in front of a full attendance of 41,585 in Kazan on Saturday evening. After Nestor Araujo cancelled out Alexander Samedov’s opening goal for the hosts in the first half, Hirving Lozano headed home Mexico’s winner early in the second half to ...

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FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Portugal and Mexico play out thrilling draw

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Portugal and Mexico played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in their opening FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 match in front of a crowd of 34,372 at the Kazan Arena on Sunday evening. An evenly contested first half saw Portugal take the lead through Ricardo Quaresma after a fine set-up by captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Just before the break, Javier Hernandez equalised for ...

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FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Dominant Russia win Confed curtain-raiser

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Fedor Smolov of Russia celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Group A match between Russia and New Zealand at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Russia have made a winning start to their first FIFA Confederations Cup campaign, beating New Zealand 2-0 at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in front of a crowd of 50,251. The tournament hosts were good value for their victory, although their first goal owed a little to good fortune, with the luckless Michael Boxall bundling over the line in his attempts to ...

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Kwese TV scores exclusive TV rights to bring the 2018 FIFA World Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 to Africa


Africa’s newest trusted source for the best in sports programming Kwesé, has again managed to secure the best in sports rights for its viewers by adding the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 to its impressive roster. As the world’s best compete for football’s most prestigious title and living legends like Neymar, Messi, Ronaldo and Toure ...

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