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  1. Osorio: We’ve been planning this for a long time — June 23, 2017
  2. Preview: Mexico v Russia — June 22, 2017
  3. Mexico: Five areas for improvement — June 22, 2017
  4. Ronaldo and Peralta strike as brave Kiwis’ hopes end — June 21, 2017
  5. Disabled youngster enjoys moment to treasure with Ronaldo — June 21, 2017

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Jun 23

Osorio: We’ve been planning this for a long time

Following their dramatic win over New Zealand and on the eve of their crucial match against Russia, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio talks team selection and his side’s hopes.

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Jun 22

Preview: Mexico v Russia

Group A leaders Mexico and the third-placed hosts meet at the Kazan Arena on Saturday 24 June at 18.00 (local time) in a match that could make or break both sides’ chances of qualifying for the semi-finals

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334888/preview.html

Jun 22

Mexico: Five areas for improvement

Top of their section and requiring just a point from their last group match to reach the semi-finals, Mexico nevertheless need to up their game in a few areas, as FIFA.com discussed with the Tri coach and players.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-five-areas-for-improvement-2897439.html

Jun 21

Ronaldo and Peralta strike as brave Kiwis’ hopes end

Cristiano Ronaldo and Oribe Peralte were the match-winners for their respective sides on Matchday 2 in Group A as Portugal beat Russia and Mexico saw off a spirited challenge from New Zealand.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=ronaldo-and-peralta-strike-as-brave-kiwis-hopes-end-2897138.html

Jun 21

Disabled youngster enjoys moment to treasure with Ronaldo

There was a touching moment ahead of kick-off at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow today as Cristiano Ronaldo took to the pitch hand-in-hand with a ten-year-old wheelchair user.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=disabled-youngster-enjoys-moment-to-treasure-with-ronaldo-2896664.html

Jun 21

Ronaldo header sinks Russia

Portugal claimed their first victory at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after defeating Russia 1-0 in front of a crowd of 42,759 in Moscow on Wednesday evening.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334877/match-report.html

Jun 21

Sabrosa, Bulykin surprise and encourage volunteers

Staff at the Spartak Stadium Volunteer Centre were treated to a special surprise yesterday as former Portugal midfielder Simao Sabrosa and ex-Russia striker Dmitri Bulykin popped in to say ‘hello’. 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=sabrosa-bulykin-surprise-and-encourage-volunteers-2896849.html

Jun 20

The mission is Moscow for fired-up Cedric

Ahead of tomorrow’s big game against Russia, Portugal right-back Cedric Soares speaks with FIFA.com about his Moscow Mission.

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Jun 20

Three reasons why Russia can beat Portugal

European champions Portugal are viewed as the favourites going into Wednesday’s game against the hosts, however, there are a few reasons why Russia can cause an upset.

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Jun 20

Three reasons why Russia can beat Portugal

European champions Portugal are viewed as the favourites going into Wednesday’s game against the hosts, however, there are a few reasons why Russia can cause an upset.

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Jun 19

Preview: Russia v Portugal

Hosts Russia look to stay at the top of Group A at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, but European champions Portugal will prove to be a difficult test for Stanislav Cherchesov’s side. FIFA.com previews the match.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334877/preview.html

Jun 19

Mexico intent on writing a new story

Mexico fans have grown accustomed to their side conceding agonising late goals over the years, a curse El Tri finally reversed on Sunday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=mexico-con-la-determinacion-de-cambiar-la-historia-2896284-2896365.html

Jun 19

Smolov: I don’t want to be like everyone else

Expectations can weigh heavy on some forwards’ shoulders, but Fedor Smolov’s goal and man-of-the-match performance in Russia’s 2-0 win against New Zealand clearly demonstrated he is the not the type of striker to let nerves get the be…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=smolov-i-don-t-want-to-be-like-everyone-else-2896336.html

Jun 18

Portugal and Mexico in dramatic draw

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334878/match-report.html

Jun 17

Russia party on a day of celebration

FIFA.com rounds up the action from Matchday 1 of Russia 2017 as the hosts cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over New Zealand at St Petersburg’s gleaming new stadium.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=russia-party-on-a-day-of-celebration-2895763.html

Jun 17

Dominant Russia win Confed curtain-raiser

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.fifa.com/confederationscup/matches/round=274633/match=300334883/match-report.html

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