OnScene: ESPN FC's Confederations Cup updates from Russia - Semifinals
ESPN FC is "OnScene" in Russia for the Confederations Cup.
We're down to the final four, with the semifinals beginning on Wednesday when Portugal meet Chile in Kazan. The following day, Sochi hosts Germany vs. Mexico.
Stay in touch with everything our correspondents have been getting up to.
THURSDAY, June 29
Sochi. Another Russia 2018 venue that will be a pleasant surprise to many... pic.twitter.com/kjYkliyksu- Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) June 29, 2017
215 am in Kazan and the sky looks Iike this... pic.twitter.com/wnBsRrz3Ra- Gabriele Marcotti (@Marcotti) June 28, 2017
WEDNESDAY, June 28
Jonas Hector getting plenty of penalty questions ahead of Mexico game in Sochi. Germany as obsessed by them as England, clearly.- Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) June 28, 2017
Hector says they don't actually practice penalties that often. But then it's not in their heads like it is with England...- Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) June 28, 2017
Germany: Penalties? Yeah, whatever. England: Penalties....- Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) June 28, 2017
- Tom Marshall (@mexicoworldcup) June 28, 2017
Platform at Kanash, in the Chuvash Republic. All of life can be found on Russian trains. pic.twitter.com/zr0KceC0pK- Nick Ames (@NickAmes82) June 28, 2017
TUESDAY, June 27
Sochi, where they wanted a stadium close the beach. Close enough? pic.twitter.com/OuteAD097H- Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) June 27, 2017
Night train. pic.twitter.com/LRXTisIfMK- Nick Ames (@NickAmes82) June 26, 2017
For all the latest on the Confederations Cup, check out our index. Can Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo add yet another trophy to his collection? Will South American champions Chile prevail? Or might a young German side come of age?
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