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Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of Italy's Confederations Cup semifinal match against Spain on Thursday due to a thigh injury.
Jordi Alba scored on either side of the interval as Spain topped Nigeria by a 3-0 count on Sunday to claim the top spot in Group B at the Confederations Cup.
A second-half brace from Fred helped Brazil down Italy, 4-2, on Saturday to clinch the top spot in Group A at the Confederations Cup.
Abby Wambach scored four first-half goals to break Mia Hamm's world record and lead the U.S. women's national team to a 5-0 rout of Korea Republic at Red Bull Arena on Thursday.
Fernando Torres scored four goals on Thursday as Spain cruised to a 10-0 victory over Tahiti in Group B Confederations Cup play at the Maracana Stadium.
For the second consecutive match at the Confederations Cup, Neymar netted a goal inside of 10 minutes and Brazil went on to claim a 2-0 win over Mexico on Wednesday in Group A play.
Newell's clinched Argentina's Clausura title on Wednesday without taking the field as second-place Lanus fell to a 2-0 defeat at Estudiantes.
Jozy Altidore found the back of the net for the fourth consecutive match on Tuesday as the United States hung on to top Honduras, 1-0, in 2014 World Cup qualifying at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Newell's took a giant step toward clinching Argentina's Clausura title on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Atletico Rafaela.
Nnamdi Oduamadi scored a hat trick as Nigeria easily coasted past Group B minnows Tahiti on Monday by a 6-1 score in Confederations Cup play.
Mario Balotelli's strike 12 minutes from time lifted Italy to a 2-1 victory over Mexico in Confederations Cup group A play on Sunday at the Maracana Stadium.
Abby Wambach scored a late penalty kick to cap a 4-1 friendly win for the United States women's national team over Korea Republic on Saturday, moving Wambach to within two goals of the all-time leader, Mia Hamm.
Brazil opened the 2013 Confederations Cup in style on Saturday, defeating Japan, 3-0, at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha.
For spectators at professional sporting events, there is a fine line between creating an intimidating home atmosphere and bringing the proceedings into disrepute, but common sense dictates where that divide lies.
Chants of "We are going to Brazil!" rang out around CenturyLink Field in Seattle Tuesday night from American soccer fans shortly after Eddie Johnson's 53rd-minute goal.
Jozy Altidore and Eddie Johnson scored on either side of the intermission on Tuesday as the United States cruised to a 2-0 victory over Panama in 2014 World Cup qualifying at CenturyLink Field.
Colombia strengthened its hold on second place in the final South American 2014 World Cup Qualifying group on Tuesday after posting a comfortable 2-0 victory over Peru at the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to help Sweden to a 2-0 victory over the Faroe Islands in World Cup qualifying action on Tuesday.
Guus Hiddink has extended his contract with Russian side Anzhi, it was announced Tuesday.
Newell's emerged from the weekend's Argentine slate at the top of the table following its 5-0 demolition of Union on Monday.
Defender Brad Evans played hero for the United States men's national team on Friday as his goal in stoppage time lifted the Americans to a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in 2014 World Cup Qualifying at Kingston National Stadium.
Argentina and Colombia battled to a scoreless draw on Friday in a physical affair between the first and third place sides in South American World Cup qualifying.
Belgium took another step toward qualifying for the 2014 World Cup on Friday as goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Marouane Fellaini gave the team a 2-1 win over Serbia in UEFA Group A qualifying.
River Plate's title challenge took a step back on Sunday as the club sustained a 2-0 defeat to last-place Argentinos Juniors.
Alex Morgan scored twice in the second half and Sydney Leroux added a third goal as the United States women's national team rolled to a 3-0 victory over Canada on Sunday at BMO Field.