Confederations Cup

Transfer talk upsetting perfect Spain

June 18, 2009
By Eduardo Alvarez
Spain continued their placid walk through the first phase of the Confederations Cup with a lacklustre 1-0 victory over Asian Champions Iraq on Wednesday afternoon. The Spaniards have now qualified for the semi-finals and will go all out against South Africa on Saturday to maintain the top spot of their group, pick up a world record for their 15th consecutive win and increase their unbeaten run to a record-equalling 35 matches.

In stark contrast with the scenery back in Iraq, the match ...

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