21 Jun 2013

Brazil and Italy into ConFed Cup semi-finals

9:56 am on 21 June 2013

Hosts Brazil and Italy have qualified for the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup football tournament.

Italy booked their place in the semi-finals with a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Japan, while Brazil beat Mexico for their second straight win in pool play.

Brazil play Italy in their final group match.

Oceania representatives Tahiti have now lost 6-1 to Nigeria and by an embarassing record 10-0 scoreline by the World Cup holders and European champions Spain.