Soccer-Spain B team unlikely to show amateurs Tahiti any mercy (Reuters)

By Mike Collett RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19 (Reuters) – World champions Spain will field a second-string side against Oceania champions Tahiti in the Confederations Cup on Thursday but are unlikely to show any mercy in what is expected to be a one-sided carnival of soccer at the Maracana stadium. One of the more unlikely competitive matches in any major FIFA competition pits the amateurs from the South Pacific against a team that has won two European titles and the World Cup in the last five years and earned comparisons with the great Brazil side of 1970 widely regarded as the best team in …

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