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FIFA Confederations Cup: Complete Guide to Group A
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Brazil’s recent friendly with England has whetted the appetite for this summer’s Confederations Cup. With only two weeks to go until the tournament finally kicks off, Bleacher Report take a look ahead at the host’s opponents, and previews Group A.

While the Selecao are likely to be the main attraction, their three rivals will doubtless draw intrigue of their own. Brazil opens against Asia’s champions Japan, before facing testing bouts with Gold Cup winners Mexico, and Euro 2012 runners up, Italy.

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