Monday, June 29, 2009

Confederations Cup final Brazil shows heart and determinations against tough USA side

The Confederations Cup so far has been a ride full of surprises so far and although many wanted the “superfinal” between Spain and Brazil but the United States of America put an impressive performance with heart and determination to carry themselves out of the “group of death” winning 3-0 against back to back African Cup of Nations champions Egypt and were helped by Italy losing 3-0 to Brazil, after this when put against European Champions Spain which had a 15 game winning streak which they wanted to continue, the USA fights with determination and grit to beat the #1 team in the world 2-0. Now having made it into the first final of a FIFA competition, the United States of America now faces their greatest challenge, a cynical and powerful Brazil team.

Quick Match Report
9' GOAL!!! Dempsey scores-USA: 1-0 USA
18' Bocanegra recives a yellow card-USA
24' Felipe Melo receives a yellow card-Brazil
27' GOAL!!! Donovan scores-USA: 2-0 USA
35' Andres Santos receives a yellow card-Brazil
46' GOAL!!! Luis Fabiano scores-Brazil: 2-1 USA
67' Elano replaces Ramires-Brazil
Dani Alves replaces Andres Santos-Brazil
69' Lucio receives a yellow card-Brazil
72' Bornstein replaces Feilhaber-USA
Kljestan replaces Altidore
73' GOAL!!! Luis Fabiano scores-Brazil: 2-2
84' GOAL!!! Lucio scores-Brazil: 3-2 for Brazil
87' Connor Casey replaces Ricardo Clark-USA

Final score 3-2 Brazil

Transfer Rumours

Ibrahimovic feels Inter is the right choice
Ibrahimovic has stated in an interview with a Swedish journal that he feels that he will stay at Inter Milan and said that he will talk to Inter Milan's president Massimo Moratti about his decision. The Swedish striker scored 25 goals for Inter Milan in the league and was instrumental in Inter Milan's 4th scudetto in a row. Many clubs such as Manchester United, Barcelona, and Real Madrid were looking for the super Swede's signature but Ibrahimovic seems content at the Italian champions
Ancelotti feels that Pirlo would be a great addition to the blues
Ancelotti the new head coach at Chelsea FC has been trying to convince players of his old team AC Milan to join him in his English battle, he has tried to acquire the likes of young brazilian striker Pato and what seems more probable Andrea Pirlo. While often Pirlo has stated that he would like to try an English adventure the club would like to keep him as a foundation to build on.
Price for Rossi has been set and Manchester Utd. Are leading the races
The young Italian striker that currently plays for Villareal has talked with his club and they have agreed that the young goal-scorer is worth 28 million euros. The young talent has been put under the spotlight after an impressive performance for Italy in the Confederations Cup and it is unclear whether Manchester United still have some bindings over him.
Toni looking to leave Bundesliga
Italian forward Luca Toni has stated that he feels he has done will in the Bundesliga and has said that he would like a move back home to finish his career in Italy. Although Toni wants to return to Italy it does not look like he will return to either of his former clubs Fiorentina or Palermo, his agent has said that both Inter Milan and AC Milan are tracking him.
Henry reveals future and it includes the MLS
French forward Thierry Henry has stated his plans for his future career, he stated he will stay at Barcelona until the expiration of his contract in 2011 and the will move to the United States of America to play in the MLS.
AC Milan state that if Dzeko doesn't come there are replacements
Dzeko continues to want the rossoneri but AC have stated that Dzeko isn't the only striker that AC Milan are looking at, they have also said that Arsenal's Emanuel Adebayor has been noticed and that Luca Toni could also be an alternative.


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