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Neither Uruguay nor Italy were able to ultimately make it all the way through the finale of the Confederations Cup, but both are going to be vying for third place on Sunday afternoon in the first of two massive fixtures when the two meet in the third place game of the tournament.
Just four remain in the Confederations Cup, and on Wednesday, the first of the two semifinals will take place in what could be a remarkable match, as Brazil will duke it out with Japan.
Historically, the World Cup usually has its best fixture on its second to last day. For the sake of the tournament, the hope is that both Uruguay and Germany put on a heck of a showcase for the right to be called the third place team in the 2010 World Cup.
On Tuesday night in Cape Town, the first finalist in World Cup betting action will be determined, as Uruguay faces off with Netherlands. The winner of this match will get to play in Sunday’s finale in Johannesburg, while the loser will move on to the third place fixture on Saturday.
After two days without any action on the pitches of South Africa, World Cup betting kicks off once again on Friday. In one of the two quarterfinal matches on the day, <a href="http://www.bangthebook.com/soccer/uruguay.php">Uruguay</a> faces off with <a href="http://www.bangthebook.com/soccer/ghana.php">Ghana</a>. The semifinals awaits for the winner of this fixture, with either Holland or Brazil waiting in the wings.
The second round of the World Cup betting festivities starts on Saturday morning in South Africa, and the winner of Group A, Uruguay will compete with the runners up in Group B, South Korea. The winner of this match is going to take on either the United States or Ghana in the quarterfinals while the loser will be heading home from South Africa.
Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: Major League Baseball launches its second stage of interleague play, while the World Cup gets going in Johannesburg and Cape Town.