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Thursday Evening Ticker: Spain downs Italy in PKs; four nations progress to U-20 World Cup knockout round; and more
Spain defeated Italy, 7-6, on penalty kicks in a tense match in Fortaleza, Brazil in the Confederations Cup semifinals to earn a place in the final at the Maracana on Sunday.
Spain take on Italy in a re-match of last year’s European Cup final, where Spain took home the trophy and sent Italy home. Winner of Thursday’s Confederations Cup match meets Brazil in the final.
Wednesday Evening Ticker: Brazil advances to Confederations Cup final; Tevez introduced at Juve; and more
Brazil punched its ticket to the Confederations Cup final Wednesday with a dramatic 2-1 win over South American rivals Uruguay.
Brazil and Uruguay meet in the Confederations Cup semifinals with a place in the final, and local bragging rights, on the line.
Cristiano Ronaldo has shocked the world with word that he is planning on meeting officials of Manchester United this summer about a potential move back to Old Trafford.
Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed as the next manager of Real Madrid, with just minutes later, Laurent Blanc being appointed at Paris Saint-Germain to take his place.