Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

We must also understand that, despite the victory over New Zealand, Russia lags many miles behind Portugal in terms of quality and play and status.

The defeat sends New Zealand out of the tournament have lost their two consecutive games so far. As per Schedule Match 6 (Mexico v New Zealand) will be held after Russia Vs Portugal Match on Live Streaming Podcasts as per Federation Cup 2017 Schedule.

Bruno Alves played in a ideal ball into the box and Ronaldo made no mistake directing his header past Akinfeev from close-range.

Mexico performed well against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in their opening game, and their head coach believes they can reach the final in Saint Petersburg on July 2.

- Russian Federation failed to record a single shot on target in their last game against Portugal, the first time in this year's Confederations Cup that a side has failed to register at least one.

The win leaves Portugal in a strong position on four points in Group A with just a game against outsiders New Zealand remaining Saturday.

"That was one of the key factors and I think we totally outclassed our opponents in the second half".

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 21:00, will be a match of 2 rounds in Group A in the worldwide tournament Confederation Cup, in which at the stadium "Fisht" in Sochi, Mexico will face off against New Zealand.

"Everyone is incredibly disappointed in the changing room and we feel we should have got more", said Hudson.

Hernandez's diving header against Portugal leaves "Chicharito", Mexico's all-time top-scorer, just two short of the 50-goals tally.

New Zealand had not won any of their previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999 but they had the better of the first half and went in 1-0 up thanks to a nice goal from Chris Wood.

"What we chose to change after half-time, we managed to change", he said.

Portugal's Andre Silva is challenged by Russia's Denis Glushakov during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Russian Federation and Portugal, at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. As there they have got many defenders like Rafael Márquez, Jonathan DOS SANTOS as well as Carlos SALCEDO can maintain their Team Support with showing great defense and also got a big strength Rodolfo COTA as Goal Keeper.

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