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Toronto and Montréal all even in Canadian Championship final

It's all going to come down to 90 minutes.

Canadian rivals Impact Montréal FC and Toronto FC are all even after 90 minutes in the 2017 Canadian Championship final after the two sides played to a 1:1 draw in the opening leg at Stade Saputo on Wednesday 21 June.  The return leg is next Tuesday 27 June at BMO Field in Toronto with a 19.30 local kick off. The match will be broadcast live across the country on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5, and RDS (19.30 ET / 16.30 PT).


Confederations Cup: Germany overcome errors to beat Australia 3-2

World champions Germany successfully started the FIFA Confederations Cup with a thrilling 3-2 win over Australia in Sochi on Monday.

Lars Stindl opened scoring early for Germany after five minutes, with Tom Rogic equaling for Australia in the 40th minute courtesy of a goalkeeping error, but then Julian Draxler gave the lead again to Germany just four minutes later from the penalty spot.


Confederations Cup: Sanchez powers Chile to 2-0 win over Cameroon

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Goals from Eduardo Vargas and Arturo Vidal gave Chile their 2-0 win over Cameroon in a Group B Confederations Cup football match in the Russian capital.

Although neither team had found the twine by the break, Sanchez's entry into play 15 minutes after play resumed was the key in La Roja's victory, given that he helped manufacture both goals for his squad on Sunday.


Confederations Cup: Mexico hold Portugal to thrilling 2-2 draw

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A late header from Hector Moreno produced a 2-2 draw for Concacaf Gold Cup champions Mexico against Euro 2016 champions Portugal in a group stage match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday.

Argentine referee Nestor Pitana disallowed a goal by Portugal's veteran defender Pepe in the 21st minute of the first half after consulting the video assistant referee. Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal shortly after in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.


Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confederations Cup opener

Hosts Russia defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the Group A opening match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament on Saturday.

The score was opened in the 31st minute when midfielder Denis Glushakov shoved the ball into the lower left corner of the visitors' net, reports Tass news agency.


Brazil crush Australia 4-0 in International Friendly

Brazil thrashed Australia 4-0 in a football friendly on Tuesday - ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup beginning in Russia from June 17.

It seemed as if coach Tite's team, which lost to Argentina 1-0 on Friday, had no time to lose. Diego Souza scored the first of his brace just 10 seconds into the first half from a low shot from inside the area.


Brazil Serie A Round-up: Corinthians stay top

Paraguay international striker Angel Romero struck his second goal in three matches as Corinthians stayed on top of Brazil's Serie A football championship with a 3-2 home victory over Sao Paulo.

The 24-year-old on Sunday netted in the seventh minute before Gabriel and Jadson also hit the target at Corinthians Arena. Gilberto and Wellington Nem scored for the visitors.


Press grabs winner as USA edge Norway 1-0 in Sandefjord

The U.S. Women's National Team earned a second consecutive 1-0 shutout win, this time against historic rival Norway, in front of 3,866 fans at Komplett Arena. Christen Press scored the lone goal in the 60th minute of the 50th match between the countries.

In a similar game to the clash with Sweden three days ago in Gothenburg, the USA started slow and weathered a strong Norway team before growing into the game and finding its groove in the second half. The USA had just two shots in the first half, but nine in the second as it dictated play for most of the second frame until Norway made a push for the unfulfilled equalizer at the end.


Canada rout Costa Rica 6-0 in Toronto

Canada Soccer's Women's National Team provided the hometown crowd much to cheer about in an impressive 6:0 win over Costa Rica in Toronto. Deanne Rose, Janine Beckie (three), and Jordyn Huitema (two) were the goalscorers in front of the Sunday afternoon crowd of 20,628 at BMO Field.

"That's nine goals over two games, so we are really happy," said John Herdman, Head Coach of the Women's National Team."We also had a clean sheet, so those are all the things that you look for as a coach through a game, he added.  “We put in a structure in the last four years to ensure that the right players are coming through at the right times.  This is an exciting group, it is one of the youngest teams in the world at this point and sitting in the top five so we have a great future ahead.”


England edge Venezuela 1-0 in FIFA U-20 World Cup Final

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England on Sunday lifted the FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time defeating Venezuela 1-0 in the summit clash here.

The only goal of the match, played at the Suwon World Cup Stadium, carried the signature of Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin 34 minutes into the game. Adalberto Peñaranda later wasted a penalty for Venezuela in the 73rd minute.


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