Saturday, 18 November, 2017

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
Noah Ferguson | 20 June, 2017, 19:02

Quaresma had a golden chance to double his tally six minutes later when Ronaldo set him up with a brilliant back-hell but his finish was just wide of the Mexico goal, much to the relief of Ochoa and co.

Thanks to these aforementioned names, El Tri has survived its most hard test of the group stage.

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.

Here are three talking points for El Tri from the recent draw.

The Europeans appeared to have grabbed the opener only for the decision to be reversed by the Video Assistant Referee.

Mexico had a corner kick right at the death and Hector Moreno headed home the crucial equalizer to send the entire Kazan Arena into the wilds. Santos has been attempting to phase in a new generation of players but it was a slight surprise to see newly signed AC Milan striker Andre Silva, who has made such a successful start to his worldwide career, limited to a cameo off the bench, during which time he forced Guillermo Ochoa into a fine save. Salcedo almost scored on his own net and was mostly at fault for Portugal's first goal of the draw.

Will manager Juan Carlos Osorio field the same defense against New Zealand?

However, Quaresma seems to be getting better with age as even though he may never be the world class player that his potential warranted, he has established himself as an instrumental figure for his national side. After recently turning 28, Vela might recognize the fact that he is possibly at the peak of his career.

This season VAR has been tested at the Club World Cup and the U20 World Cup in South Korea and Federation Internationale de Football Association want to fast-track the video reviews for next's year World Cup.

Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score.

And when El Tri went behind, it was hard not to think of the way things had gone so very wrong in Santa Clara, California, 365 days ago against Chile.

In Moscow, Russia, Arturo Vidal's late header helped Chile to a 2-0 win over Cameroon in their Group B opener as the video assistant referee played a prominent role.

"If we win we'll be close to qualifying so it's not the time to sound the alarm".

Ronaldo, the reigning world player of the year, is the biggest star at the Confederations Cup. Subs: G. Dos Santos 6, Araujo 6, Peralta 6.

In the closing stages, Portugal were rewarded for some sustained pressure.

"The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication", Infantino acknowledged.

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