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

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lamented his side's failure to close out victory over Mexico after conceding an injury-time equaliser in yesterday's 2-2 draw at the Confederations Cup.

The late drama took much of the focus away from Cristiano Ronaldo who, apart from the assist for Ricardo Quaresma's opener, failed to inspire his team.

"It's not the result we wanted, we had the game nearly won", said Ronaldo, who was voted the man of the match. I'd promised that, if we won the Champions League and I scored a goal, I'd do it. Now we need to think of the next game, which we have to win.

Host Russia top the group with three points after defeating New Zealand 2-0 in the opening match on Saturday.

After seeing a goal ruled out in the first half after a referral to the video assistants, which caused confusion on the pitch, Vargas' 91st-minute strike was again handled by video technology, although it was to overturn a wrong call from the assistant match official. The referee sent the decision for video review and after about a long one minute, the goal was disallowed.

European champions Portugal, captained by the relentless Cristiano Ronaldo, will look to build on their success in France last summer and prove that they are also contenders for the Tournament of Champions and next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. "We were always more unsafe than them, both in our organised play and on the counter attack". The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be shown live on ITV and the United Kingdom football fans can live stream the Portugal Vs Mexico match with the Sky Go app or via the ITV website.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. "But yes, their transitions are very risky, like any team that plays with that system". "Mexico was better, more aggressive".

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"The result was fair as Mexico also played well".

With no communication to players or fans why referrals were being made there was a slight sense of uncertainty and confusion and, while Santos accepted that was to be expected with new technology, he found it frustrating.

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Despite being relatively quiet in the match, Ronaldo won the Man of the Match award, but he declined to attend the post-match press conference that usually accompanies the accolade.

Ronaldo carried the ball into the area but was surrounded by three defenders and he passed it to Quaresma, who was free from markers on the far side of the box.

Mexico: Ochoa - Salcedo (Araujo, 67), D. Reyes, Moreno, Layun Herrera, John.

"86" - GOAL! Portugal 2-1 Mexico.

"We wanted to win, of course, but we have to be satisfied with this result against the European champions", Chicharito said.

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