Category Archives: Confederations Cup

Mustafi back for Germany in Confederations Cup final

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi returns to Germany’s starting line-up for Sunday’s Confederations Cup final as the world champions make just one change from the semi-finals. Mustafi slots in to Germany’s three-man defence with Joshua Kimmich pushed up into the right side of midfield and Benjamin Henrichs, 20, dropping to the bench despite impressing in Germany’s […]

Germany beat Mexico 4-1 to reach Confed Cup final

Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening to Thursday’s 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico. Germany’s midfielder Amin Younes (C back) scores in the nets of Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa during the 2017 Confederations Cup semi-final football match between Germany and Mexico at the Fisht […]

Confed Cup: Mexico wary of Germany’s young guns

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio warned against underestimating a youthful Germany in Thursday’s Confederations Cup semi-final because of the wealth of experience many of them have already gained. Germany Of the eight teams at the tournament the Germans brought the youngest squad to Russia’s Confed Cup with an average age of just over 24. Despite […]

Confed Cup: Toothless Indomitable Lions worry coach

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits  his side are lacking a clinical striker as the Indomitable Lions struggle to score at the Confederations Cup.  “If you have one [striker] in mind, please tell me his name and I’ll go straight away and see him,” Broos said. Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon goes past Mark Milligan of Australia […]

Confeds Cup: Cameroon driven by Foe memory

Cameroon will be driven by the memory of Marc Vivien-Foe when they contest the Confederations Cup for the first time since the midfielder’s death. Foe died after collapsing on the pitch during the 2003 semi-final against Colombia in France. The 28-year-old was later found to have suffered from a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The […]