Bayern Munich routed Barcelona 7-0 over two matches to set up the first all-German Champions League soccer final.
Manchester United beat Chelsea 1-0 in the opening game of their Champions League soccer quarterfinal, while bookmakers’ favorite Barcelona routed Shakhtar Donetsk 5-1.
Inter Milan, playing most of the game with 10 men, advanced to the final of soccer’s Champions League and eliminated defending champion Barcelona.
Inter Milan’s 3-1 victory over Barcelona cemented its transformation from Champions League underachiever to title contender, coach Jose Mourinho said.
The Netherlands rallied from a goal down to hand defending champion Spain a 5-1 mauling as Chile and Mexico also won at the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.
Spain kept its record unbeaten run intact as it overcame Italy 7-6 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup soccer final against host nation Brazil.
Barcelona eased into the quarterfinals of soccer’s Champions League with a 4-0 win over AC Milan, while Galatasaray beat Schalke 3-2 to advance.
Spain captain Iker Casillas had a message for his compatriots after the world champions started their World Cup defense with a 5-1 loss: Sorry.
Andres Iniesta emerged from under the bodies of his jubilant teammates as the scorer of the latest-ever World Cup winning goal. The Barcelona midfielder says he didn’t do anything special.