The latest coverage from our writers at the 2017 Confederations Cup. With the first games over, the eight competing nations are ready for round 2.
Malaysia have postponed video assistant referee technology until 2019 after deciding that football's latest aide is still not the finished article.
Socceroos keeper Mat Ryan has pored over the errors in Australia's loss to Germany, vowing to make amends during the rest of the Confederations Cup.
Put the taxi driver in jail? "'No,' I said, 'I just want my money back.'" Artur Petrosyan talks to Diego Saez, scammed during the Confederations Cup.
"Let's be honest: Only luck can help our team succeed." Russia are under pressure to perform despite being in transition, writes Artur Petrosyan.
Mexico and Porto midfielder Hector Herrera described teammate Hirving Lozano's move to PSV Eindhoven as one that can open doors for his countrymen.