Chile are getting ready to face African Cup of Nations Champions Cameroon in their first Confederations Cup tie, but could be forced to play without injured star Alexis Sanchez.
Germany international Julian Brandt has signed a contract extension with Bayer Leverkusen to keep him at the Rhineland club until 2021. The Confederations Cup winner had been the subject of interest from Bayern Munich.
Joachim Löw has been dealt an early blow to preparations for the World Cup warmup in Russia. Leroy Sané, who made a big-money move to the Premier League from Schalke last season, had been a big part of Germany's plans.
Chile are aiming to win a third title in as many years and have claimed a host of famous wins. Their midfielder Arturo Vidal believes one more over Germany will make them the best in the world. How did they get here?
Chile have reached the final of the Confederations Cup after a stunning shootout performance from goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. He saved all three of Portugal's penalties after the sides were locked at 0-0 after extra time.
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