18 Jun 2009

Spain reach Confederations Cup semis

12:09 pm on 18 June 2009

The European football champions Spain have reached the Confederations Cup semi-finals in South Africa with a 1-0 win over the Asian champions Iraq.

The victory was a world record-equalling 14th consecutive international win, stretching Spain's unbeaten run to 34 matches - one short of the world record of 35 held by Brazil.

Iraq are still in with a chance of making the last four having drawn their opening game against South Africa.