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Golden Ball for Draxler as Germany wins Confederations Cup

 Stindl tap-in wins Germany Confederations Cup Saint Petersburg, Russia | AFP | Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in, following a costly first-half blunder by Marcelo Diaz, was enough to give Germany a 1-0 win over Chile in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. Diaz’s momentary lapse in concentration let Timo Werner rob …

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Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Sochi, Russia | AFP |  Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday’s 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico. Attacking midfielder Goretzka ran riot in Sochi with goals on six and eight minutes before Timo Werner and substitute …

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Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out as Portugal ejected

Kazan, Russia | AFP |  Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semi-finals. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani, while Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and Alexis Sanchez …

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Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup

Saint Petersburg, Russia | AFP |  Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg in the tournament opener. Russia went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter …

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