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Neymar is the Real Deal (Brazil vs Spain)

Posted on 1 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

Once again the Confederations Cup pass us by, with Brazil ending up with the trophy. Does it mean anything for the World Cup? Probably not, but it most likely sets Brazil as the favorites to win the tournament, and also positions Neymar perfectly to have a big debut season in Europe, showing just how talented and ready he really is. More

Neymar, Iniesta

2013 Confederations Cup – Brazil vs Spain Final Predictions

Posted on 29 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s hard to imagine, but it’s been almost 15 years since the last time Spain and Brazil met in an international match, with the tables quite turned since their most recent encounter, as the host nation are trying to find their way back up the global’s game charts, while Spain are hoping to add yet another title to their endless trophy cabinet. More

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2013 Confederations Cup – Spain vs Italy Semifinal Predictions

Posted on 27 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s become quite common for Italy and Spain to meet in international tournaments of late, with the current world number one usually coming out with their hand on top. As before, they enter their 2013 Confederations Cup semifinal clash as clear favorites to advance. More

Neymar, Oscar

2013 Confederations Cup – Brazil vs Uruguay Semifinals Predictions

Posted on 26 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s been quite a while since Uruguay last beat Brazil in an official match, and it seems like their chances of doing it in the Confederations Cup semifinal aren’t that great to begin with. More

Diego Forlan

2013 Confederations Cup – Uruguay vs Tahiti Predictions

Posted on 23 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

The only question to ask about the match between Uruguay and Tahiti is how many goals will be scored, as the goals of both sides from the Confederations Cup are completely different. More

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2013 Confederations Cup – Spain vs Nigeria Predictions

Posted on 23 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

For only the second time in history, Spain will meet Nigeria in an international match, hoping that the confederations cup version of the rivalry goes better than their World Cup encounter from 15 years ago. More

Neymar, Pirlo

2013 Confederations Cup – Brazil vs Italy Predictions

Posted on 22 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Anytime Brazil & Italy meet on the international stage, even when there’s not too much at stake, it’s interesting. The goal of their final group stage match? Avoiding Spain in the Confederations Cup semifinal, as both sides have already clinched their ticket to the next round. More

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Fernando Torres Is a King Against Amateurs (Spain vs Tahiti)

Posted on 21 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s no shame in running up the score, not in professional sports. FIFA are the one who should be embarrassed by a side like Tahiti playing next to World champions like Spain, and getting applauded after being mauled 10-0, while Fernando Torres became the first player in Confederations Cup history to score four goals in one match. More

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2013 Confederations Cup – Nigeria vs Uruguay Predictions

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

This was always going to be the key match in group B of the 2013 Confederations Cup, as the results against the other two teams are almost known from the start. Nigeria did have a smooth opening to the tournament, but playing Uruguay, who don’t have a choice but to win, is going to be very different than in their opener. More

Spain vs Tahiti

2013 Confederations Cup – Spain vs Tahiti Predictions

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

In what might be the biggest mismatch in international football for quite some time, Spain will play Tahiti for their second Confederations Cup match, having a chance to give some bench players some minutes without really risking any kind of shocking result happening to them. More