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Confederations Cup Preview: Groups And Game Times

Confederations Cup Preview: Groups And Game Times

"It's a high-profile match", Mexico forward Hirving Lozano said.

"The team's recent matches show that we have some potential", Putin said in comments carried by state news agency TASS.

"The make-up of our team has often been scenarios like that where we haven't always been able to get our best players together".

The two countries are joined by European champions Portugal and 2015 CONCACAF Cup winners Mexico in Group A. Russian Federation got in because they are the hosts while New Zealand are the reigning OFC Nations Cup holders.

Cameroon will play against Chile in the second game of the competition on Sunday June 18, 2017 at the Otryktiye Arena, Moscow at 9:00 pm.

The 2017 Confederations Cup gets underway at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg with a clash between Russian Federation and New Zealand.

Monday 19 June: Australia v Germany, 5pm.

Ahead of the Confederations Cup kick-off this afternoon, here's the tournament's cream of the crop to look out for.

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Griner remains hospitalized at MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle, and Sava described her in good condition. They say he is able to communicate through notes, and signed the game ball from Friday's congressional baseball game.

New Zealand qualified for the World Cup for the first ever time in 1982 and was grouped with Brazil, Scotland and the Soviet Union. "He is taking this competition very seriously and is fully focused on training and on the match against Mexico".

Coasting in the North American qualifying group for the World Cup, Mexico will be strengthening themselves to spring an upset against their European opponents.

- No player scored more goals than Australia's Jamie Maclaren in the A-League regular season this year, with the Brisbane Roar striker finding the net 19 times in total (level with Besart Berisha).

"Some players are getting a rest from me, because I think three tournaments in three years is borderline", said Loew, referring to Euro 2016, the Confederations Cup and next year's World Cup.

Russia's first global match as an independent nation was a 2-0 win over Mexico in 1992. He would nearly certainly secure the prize if he can help Portugal win the Confederations Cup, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. The Mexicans won the title in 1999. Russian Federation is the eight team to qualify, as they are hosts and automatically do so. He is well-read, good humoured, and unlike Andrei Arshavin, formerly at Arsenal, or Roman Pavlyuchenko, who played for Spurs, he speaks decent English.

Defender Miguel Layun and midfielder Hector Herrera play for FC Porto, while forward Raul Jimenez plays for Benfica.

A regular of Portugal's youth teams, Silva began attracting headlines when he joined Porto's senior squad and played well from the start, finishing the season with 21 goals. Ten of its players are with Portuguese teams.


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