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Germany ease through, Aussies make Chile sweat

While both Group B favourites at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 successfully navigated their way to the semi-finals, Germany and Chile enjoyed very different matches against Cameroon and Australia respectively. FIFA.com rounds up the action.

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Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group

Germany defeated Cameroon 3-1 to finish top of Group B at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi in front of 30,230 fans.

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Point enough for Chile to progress

Chile reached the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-finals after coming from behind to draw 1-1 against Australia in front of 33,639 fans in Moscow.

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100 Portuguese nights: Nani congratulates Moutinho

On his 100th appearance for Portugal, Joao Moutinho helped secure his team a place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. 

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Participants arrive at the 3rd edition of the Football for Hope Forum

The first participants of the third edition of the Football for Hope Forum have arrived in Kazan, Russia with the event taking place from June 26 to 28.

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Russia: Reasons for hope and areas for improvement

We heard from the Russia players after the hosts exited the FIFA Confederations Cup, with positives drawn amid admissions that certain things need to improve before the FIFA World Cup.

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Low: Milestones on the road to 150 matches

Germany’s last FIFA Confederations Cup group match against Cameroon is also Joachim Low’s 150th game in charge of the national team. FIFA.com looks back at several milestones during his time as head coach.

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Bosnich’s Confed Cup tales of ‘97

FIFA.com talks to former star Australian goalkeeper Mark Bosnich to hear some humourous insights from the Socceroos’ run to the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup final.

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Cahill’s latest Aussie landmark for the ages

Australia’s ageless forward Tim Cahill continues to chalk off milestones, with the five-time FIFA World Cup™ goalscorer set to become the first outfield Socceroos player to reach a century of caps.

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Hernandez: We’re good enough to take on anyone

FIFA.com spoke to Chile midfielder Pablo ‘Tucu’ Hernandez, who says La Roja are not taking their final Group B game against Australia lightly, despite being almost assured of qualification for the semi-finals.

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Favourites advance as hosts bow out

FIFA.com rounds up the action as Group A concluded with wins for Portugal and Mexico that led to the former topping the group and Russia bidding farewell.

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Mexico overcome Russia 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.

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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.

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Three standout performers for Germany

For Germany’s national team in particular, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is reminiscent of a big talent show – and a ‘recall’ to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in 12 months’ time is the grand prize. FIFA.com presents th…

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Preview: Chile-Australia

Chile have one foot in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, secure in the knowledge that even a one-goal defeat to Australia will see them through to the last four. The Socceroos, meanwhile, face the tall order of needing to beat…

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