Clive Rose

Confederations Cup 2013: Italy and Spain win tournament openers

Mario Balotelli fired Italy past Mexico before Spain stomped all over Uruguay.

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Uruguay embarrassing but somehow keep it close

Despite what the scoreboard says, Spain had absolutely no problem defeating Uruguay.

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Spain vs. Uruguay: Lineups

Diego Forlan has been kept on the bench for Uruguay while Iker Casillas gets the nod in goal for Spain.

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Pirlo, Balotelli sink El Tri

Andrea Pirlo marked his 100th cap with a goal and spectacular all-around performance as Italy squeaked out a 2-1 win against a tough Mexico side.

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Pirlo celebrates 100th cap with spectacular goal

Andrea Pirlo gave the world a gift for his 100th capiversary.

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Mexico vs. Italy: Lineups

Mexico and Italy go in search of three points and a spot atop Group A with Brazil.

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Uruguay hope to end Spain's unbeaten run

Spain will look to continue their 25-game unbeaten run in competitive matches when they take on Uruguay in the Confederations Cup.

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Mexico desperate, Italy relaxed

Italy enters the Confederations Cup looking at an opportunity to experiment, while Mexico boss Jose Manuel de la Torre knows that a poor performance could cost him his job.

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