Category Archives: Under-20 World Cup

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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. Continue reading »

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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. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Evening Ticker: Tevez joins Juventus; UEFA bans two Turkish powers for match-fixing; and more

Carlos Tevez has been sold by Manchester City to Italian side Juventus for £10 million, according to reports from England. Continue reading »

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Late Cuevas equalizer helps U.S. Under-20s tie France

The outstanding goalkeeping of U.S. netminder Cody Cropper, coupled with a timely equalizer from Daniel Cuevas, helped the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team earn a valuable 1-1 draw vs. France in Under-20 World Cup action on Monday in Turkey. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: Balotelli ruled out of rest of Confed Cup; Spain U-20s beat Ghana; and more

Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of the rest of the Confederations Cup with a thigh injury that will leave the Azzurri without their top striker heading into Wednesday’s semifinal clash vs. Spain. Continue reading »

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Under-20 World Cup: USA vs. France: SBI Live Match Commentary

The U.S. Under-20 National Team look to get back on the right foot with a difficult match against Group A rivals France in Turkey. Continue reading »

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Sunday Ticker: Spain, Uruguay advance in Confed Cup; England U-20s concede late to draw; and more

By DAN KARELL Italy’s consolation for their 4-2 defeat to Brazil on Saturday is a rematch of the 2012 European Championships final against Spain. The Spanish National Team comfortably went through to the knockout rounds of the Confederations Cup on … Continue reading »

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U.S. Under-20s 1, Spain 4: A Look Back

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team suffered a rough 4-1 loss in their World Cup opener vs. Spain on Friday. Here is a closer look back at the match, what we can expect heading into the next match against France, and more. Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

The Spanish national team will be back in action on Sunday as it takes on a Nigerian side that needs an upset and some help to stay alive in the Confederations Cup. Follow all of the day’s action here on SBI. Continue reading »

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Saturday Ticker: Brazil defeats Italy to win Group A; Mexico rebounds with win vs. Japan; and more

While Brazil continued its perfect start in the Confederations Cup with a 4-2 win over Italy, Mexico ended its winless slide with a 2-1 win over Japan to wrap up their stay in South America. Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

A battle for Group A supremacy highlights this Soccer Saturday as Confederations Cup hosts Brazil face Italy. Follow all of the day’s action from Brazil and the U-20 World Cup in Turkey here on SBI. Continue reading »

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Terrible defending dooms U.S. Under-20s in blowout loss to Spain in World Cup opener

Some terrible first-half defending doomed the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team to an ugly 4-1 loss to Spain in the opening Under-20 World Cup match for both teams. Luis Gil’s second half goal was the lone consolation for the Americans. Continue reading »

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