Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Cedric Soares' goal looked to have given Portugal victory but Fernando Santos' side gave up a second lead.

Portugal ceded possession for large swaths of the match but offered plenty of threat on the counter, including a sequence in the 34th minute that led to the opening goal.

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.

It took a while for both sides to settle but the first real action of interest was possibly the most contentious.

Portugal were slow to find their feet, taking 20 minutes to get Ronaldo involved with a free-kick struck into the wall, the Madrid man then cannoning a fine left-footed effort off the crossbar when the ball broke his way again following a half-cleared cross.

Portugal national team played a draw with the team of Mexico with the account 2:2 in the first round match of the group stage of the confederations Cup, which takes place in Russian Federation.

Mexico has scored a dramatic last minute equalizer to draw 2-2 against Portugal in the Confederations Cup.

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But Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez equalised just eight minutes later with a header from the edge of the six-yard box.

Portugal continued to press hard, but Ochoa kept his side afloat with a great save to Andre Silva's header which was nearly seen in the back of the net.

But Portugal's celebrations were premature as Moreno popped up with the equaliser. "We have trained focusing on Portugal, not Cristiano Ronaldo and the team is in good shape".

45+1' - HERNANDEZ CHANCE - Vela scoots down the left, pokes an excellent pass inside for Jimenez. "We have to make an example on Sunday and try to start off with a win".

"We do not have to sound the alarm". They scored in the last few minutes and now we think of the next game.

Cristiano Ronaldo is finally getting an attacking partner he can count on. "I'm very happy to be playing alongside our captain". "They are a great team but we're pretty good too", the 56-year-old said. The team from CONCACAF had enjoyed nearly 70 percent of possession against the European champions, but hadn't threatened the goal.

Coming off a disappointing 1-1 draw with the United States at home in their most recent World Cup qualifying match, Mexico is faced with the hard task of trying to bounce back against one of the most competitive teams in the world.

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