Hector Moreno, Mexico Snatch Late Draw vs. Portugal at 2017 Confederations Cup

Angelica Greene
June 19, 2017

El Tri snatched a 2-2 draw against Portugal in the Confederations Cup and the coach felt it was the right result.

"We're a tight-knit team and we really understand all the different phases we have to go through: when it's time to train we train, and when it's time to kick back and relax we do that too. People are very sad in Portugal and the players are thinking of all those who are suffering from what's happened".

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. "Both teams have great players, it will be a tough match".

"The team had nearly won and we suffered in the last minute, but this is football". Cristiano Ronaldo got a little bit of stick when he arrived with his new haircut, especially from Ricardo Queresma.

Those who want to watch the Mexico vs. Portugal football match live online will have a few options for finding streaming video of the match.

Ronaldo, 32, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off-shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain.

The result leaves the two nations with a point each, two points behind host nation, Russia, which opened their Confederations Cup account with a 2-0 win over New Zealand.

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Portugal celebrated, but the game was then held up as the referee waited for the assistant to check the replay, before the goal was ruled out roughly 40 seconds later because Pepe had been adjudged to be offside.

The same two players combined not long afterwards as Ronaldo played a delightful backheel to his teammate but the Besiktas attacker shot wide.

Portugal and Ronaldo take on Russian Federation in Moscow in their next fixture on Wednesday, and a win would be enough to see them leapfrog the current leaders into top spot in Group A. It ended; Portugal 2-2 Mexico. That was his 48 worldwide goal.

Raphael Guerreiro missed a cross at the far post which gave Carlos Vela the chance to hook the ball back across for Hernandez to power home a diving header. Both teams are in the contested Group A of the competition and should deliver an exciting affair.

Within 15 minutes Portugal had taken the lead, however, with Ronaldo, who has now scored or provided an assist in each of his last seven games for the national team, nearly inevitably at the heart of it.

But with the 90 minutes up, Mexican defender Moreno rose highest from the final corner of the game to head in the equaliser.

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