Confederations Cup: Spain sets new world record

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Spain’s 2-0 victory over South Africa this afternoon set a new world record for consecutive wins, with 15 (also, Spain has no gone 35 matches without losing, which breaks another Brazilian record). They broke the old record of 14, held by Brazil. It was, in fact, the most noteworthy thing to happen today in a lackluster day at the Confederations Cup. I will say that Spain looked good but their first real challenge will be in the semi-finals versus either Brazil or Italy (likely Italy, though my crystal ball has been off for about a year).

In the other semi-final, Iraq looked like crap while New Zealand got their first point ever in Confederations Cup competition. Gotta have something to hang your hat on, eh?

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2 responses to “Confederations Cup: Spain sets new world record

  1. noonan898

    cool, i was watching the Spain game yesterday, they really are the team to beat at the moment…can’t wait for Brazil v Italy later..

  2. naxself

    Thanks for the comment. I agree that Spain look great right now and I can’t wait to see them in the semi-finals and, likely, the finals.

    I’m looking forward to Brazil v. Italy; check out my preview elsewhere here.

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