The 2017 Confederations Cup Russia is composed in its initial phase by two groups, the A and the B, made up of 4 each selected. After the group stage the two best will enter the final phase, the best of A will face the second of B and the second of A will face the first of B.
Group A: Russia, Portugal, Mexico, New Zealand
Group B: Cameroon, Chile, Australia, Germany
The groups were armed by lottery, although Russia to be local automatically has the A1 position. The hype was armed according to the FIFA rankings at the time of the draw of each selection.
Group stage facts
It will be the first time that 3 European teams are part of the Confederations Cup
First participation of Russia, Chile and Portugal in the contest.
It will be the first time since 1997 that Brazil is not in the contest.
Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Schedule
The calendar of the Russian Confederations Cup 2017 match by match, date by date. In the calendar they will first have the date, then the match, the local time and the city where the match is played.
The tournament begins on June 17 with the opening match Russia vs New Zealand and ends the group stage on June 25. The 28 and 29 of June are the semifinals.
The match for third place and the final is played on July 2.
June 17 – Russia vs New Zealand – 18:00 hs – St. Petersburg
June 18 – Portugal vs Mexico – 18:00 hs – Kazan
June 18 – Chile vs Cameroon – 21:00 hs – Moscow
June 19 – Germany vs Australia – 18:00 hs – Sochi
June 21 – Russia vs. Portugal – 18:00 hs – Moscow
June 21 – Mexico vs New Zealand 21:00 hs – Sochi
June 22 – Cameroon vs Australia – 18:00 hs – St. Petersburg
June 24 – Mexico vs Russia – 18:00 hs – Kazan
June 24 – Portugal vs New Zealand – 18:00 hs – St. Petersburg
June 25 – Germany vs Cameroon – 18:00 hs – Sochi
June 25 – Chile vs Australia – 18:00 hs – Moscow
June 28 – A1 vs B2 – 9:00 pm – Kazan
June 29 – B1 vs A2 – 9:00 PM – Sochi
July 2 – Third Place – 3:00 p.m. – Moscow
2 July – Final – 9:00 pm – St. Petersburg
Confederations Cup Champions
The 2017 Confederations Cup Russia will be the tenth edition of this tournament, at the moment have been consecrated as champions 5 selections: Brazil, France, Argentina, Mexico and Denmark.
It won 4 editions: 1997, 2002, 2009 and 2013, will be the first time since 1997 that will not be present in the contest. Also has a sub championship the 1999 edition and a fourth place in 2001.
He won twice the Confederations Cup, 2001 and 2003, has no runners-up or third place.
He won the 1992 edition and has two sub-championships that are 1995 and 2005.
He won the 1999 World Cup, third in 1995 and fourth in 2005.
He won the 1995 edition
Image: Zenit Arena in St. Petersburg. Source wikipedia
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