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Semifinal – 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Semi-finals

It will be a rematch of the second round of Group B as Germany and Chile will be facing each other again in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

 

28 June 2017

Kazan Arena, Kazan

Portugal          0-0         Chile

Confederations Cup FIFA 2017 - Portugal V Chile - Semi Final At Kazan Arena : News Photo

After an exciting match that ended up in a goalless draw, Chile advanced to the final of the 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup thanks to Claudio Bravo’s heroics between the post after extra time.

While Portugal had all their penalty kicks saved, Chile on the other end was banging in all the chances.  

PKO: 100% accuracy for Chile and a 100% inaccuracy from Portugal.

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semifinal: Portugal 0 - 0 (0-3) Chile : News Photo

Arturo Vidal, Charles Aránguiz, and Alexis Sánchez converted from the spot for Chile, while Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho, and Luis Nani couldn’t give Portugal a single goal in the penalty kick-off.   

Claudio Bravo rose up to be the ‘Man of the Match’ after saving all of Portugal’s penalty kicks to send Chile to the 2017 Confederations Cup final and send Portugal packing.

 

29 June 2017

Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi

Germany       4-1     Mexico

Leon Goretzka 6’ 8’                          Marco Fabian 89’
Timo Werner  59’
Amin Younes 90’

Germany v Mexico: Semi-Final - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 : News Photo

A well-organized German side did the job against an experience Mexican side.

A late scorching strike by Marco Fabian got Mexico on the scoreboard and looked to have prompted a late revival, but Amin Younes scored the final goal of the match to restore Germany’s three-goal lead.

FBL-CONFED-CUP-MATCH14-GER-MEX : News Photo

Leon Goretzka scored an early quick brace to give Germany a two-goal lead to take into the break.  

Upcoming fixtures

Third place play-off
2 July 2017
Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
Portugal – Mexico

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
2 July 2017
Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Chile – Germany

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