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Spain 0-0 (7-6) Italy: Spain Advances to Final in Rio de Janeiro After Epic Penalty Shootout

Defending World Champions Spain faced Italy in the semifinal of the Confederations Cup in Rio de Janeiro, hoping to book a spot in the final. The two sides faced each other in the final of the European Championships a year ago in a match that Spain won 4-0, but this time, the match was a… Read More »

Brazil and Spain Favorites for Highly Anticipated Confederations Cup Semifinals

Hosts Brazil and World Champions Spain have been made favorites to progress through to the final of the Confederations Cup, having been drawn against Uruguay and Italy respectively. Many pundits believe home advantage will play a large part in Brazil’s all-South American affair, with La Selecao desperate to give their currently troubled country something to… Read More »

Spain vs Uruguay: Confederations Cup Group B Preview

4 years have passed since the last Confederations Cup and another year left until the 2014 World Cup over at Brazil. Now, in recent lights, Uruguay have been booming with success as they reached their glorifying goal in winning the Copa America after knocking out Messi’s Argentina and the on-form Paraguay. As for the Spaniards,… Read More »

Barcelona 4-0 AC Milan: Barca Move on After Staging Historic Comeback

Having had a very bad night at the San Siro, FC Barcelona and their fans knew that their second leg quarter-final tie against AC Milan wouldn’t be an easy one. There was only going to be 90-something minutes of play for their fate to be decided, and so every single second on the pitch would matter.… Read More »

Deportivo La Coruña 4-5 Barcelona: A Game That Will Never be Forgotten

What a game. Deportivo’s match with Barcelona on Saturday proved to be one of the most exciting and unexpected games in soccer history. The match featured a red card, a goal straight from a free kick, terrible defending, a hat trick, and huge comebacks from both squads. Probably one of the most interesting facts is… Read More »