Confederations Cup Final - Brazil v Spain: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Brazil and Spain meet in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday, their first clash in 14 years. Spain have twice beaten the hosts and are 2.60 to win a third time.

9. Their first victory was a 3-1 result at the 1934 Italy World Cup. Spain have only scored against Brazil five times since then and are 22.00 to repeat that scoreline.

8. Brazil have won six and drawn two of their last eight matches and are 2.60 to win again this weekend.

7. Luis Felipe Scolari’s men have scored two or more goals in each of their four Confederations Cup games this tournament. The Samba Boys are 4.00 to net in both halves.

6. Just five goals have been scored between these two sides in their past five meetings, stretching back to the 1962 World Cup. Spain qualified for Sunday’s final after beating Italy on penalties following a 0-0 result and another goalless tie is priced at 10.00.

5. Fernando Torres is the tournament top scorer with five goals, two ahead of Brazil’s forward pair Fred and Neymar. Torres is 7.20 to net the opening goal.

4. Neymar, meanwhile, has scored the opener in two of his four starts this tournament. The new Barcelona striker is a 7.00 match favourite to score first.

Watch Neymar’s free kick against Italy here: 

3. Spain have conceded just one goal all tournament and haven’t conceded two or more in 25 internationals, since Costa Rica earned a 2-2 draw win November 2011. Spain are 3.35 to keep a clean sheet.

2. Fred has scored five goals in six internationals for Brazil this year and is 3.10 to bag a goal in the final.

1. Brazil have lost 10 of 22 competitive international finals in their history but have won the Confederations Cup on each of the past two occasions. They are 1.86 to win the trophy this Sunday.