The latest coverage from our writers as the 2017 Confederations Cup gets underway.
Ange Postecoglou has outlined how Australia are preparing to shock the football world and beat Germany in their Confederations Cup opener.
Chris Wood and Anthony Hudson remain positive after New Zealand's opening loss to Russia after the Confederations Cup.
Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has arrived at the Confederations Cup with a warning about football's "incomprehensible" response to racism.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said his team were "mobilised" by President Vladimir Putin's pregame speech ahead of their Confederations Cup win.
"This is a magnificent opportunity as a group to compete against a team from the international elite," said Osorio.