Brazil finished off their preparation for the Confederations Cup with a convincing 3-0 win over France in Porto Alegre. Barça’s Dani Alves and Neymar both figured in the game, with Alves laying the full 90 minutes and Neymar – who helped set up the Brazilians’ second goal, coming off with two minutes left to play.

Scolari’s side opened the scoring on 53 minutes, when Oscar latched onto a pass from Fred and coolly put them ahead. Soon after, Moura led a counter attack and crossed for Neymar, who laid it off for Hernanes to beat the French keeper, whilst Moura rounded off the win with an injury time penalty.

Song’s Cameroon lose in Togo

Alex Song played the full 90 minutes in Cameroon’s 2-0 defeat by Togo in their World Cup qualifier – a result that leaves the Barça man’s team level on 6 points with Libya, whilst Congo have 5 and Togo are on 4.

Another late winner for Spain Under-21s

Following their win over Russia in the first game of the European Championships, the Spain Under-21s won another narrow match at the death, with a late goal from Morata soon after he came on as a sub seeing off Germany – who were knocked out as a result.

Montoya, Bartra, Thiago and Tello were starters again and Thiago came closest to scoring, with a lovely curled shot beating the keeper and coming back off the post in the first half. The Spanish youngsters upped their game after the break and with Tello looking lively down the right, they made plenty of chances, though they had to wait until the 85th minute for the winner, when Morata cut in from the left to set the seal on a semi-final spot.

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