Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal — FIFA Confederations Cup

"It's going to be very hard, but we have players who are very capable and are highly motivated".

The game is set to be a mismatch that Mexico should be able to win by a comfortable margin. That's hard to say for sure, as it's possible Cristiano was having a go at the referees, those in charge of the VAR technology, or perhaps the press at large.

Mexico's Javier Hernandez, second from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, .

New Zealand are now without a win in 10 Confederations Cup matches and next play Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi.

"I'm expecting an incredible spirit from our team - this is a massive game for us".

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson concedes they let themselves down in their Confederations Cup opening loss, creating a determination to make amends against Mexico.

"We are going into this game with a clear plan of what we want to do".

Mexico's last competitive loss came nine games and exactly one year ago when Chile hammered them 7-0 in the Centenary Copa America.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team.

Spain are an excellent side but Portugal's recent form like can not be ignored and they look monster value to win at 3/1 with bet365.

"The only negative about today's incident with the VAR was that it is hard for the players focussing in the game to absorb, and even if it is the right decision it has an impact on their psyche".

Ricardo Quaresma had given showed great composure to control Ronaldo's defence splitting pass to him before fooling the Mexico keeper with one touch and tapping into an empty goal. A goal scored by Chicharito and represents PSV Héctor Moreno.

Portugal looked to have won when Cedric fired home a deflected shot but Moreno headed home a corner in added time to give Mexico a share of the points.

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