The European Champions have scored a goal in the first half after hitting Pepe, however, as it turned out, they rejoiced prematurely. Referee Nestor Supply from Argentina consulted with videoassistance (taking place in Russia the FIFA confederations Cup for the first time, a system of videophones arbitrators — VAR) and cancelled the goal. It turned out that much earlier the situation was out of the game, which for some reason has not fixed assistant..
On 34 minutes the Portuguese still went ahead when Ricardo Quaresma has rounded out a brilliant pass by Cristiano Ronaldo. However, the Mexicans managed to equalise shortly before the break: a beautiful goal with a diving header scored by Javier Hernandez— 1:1.
While equal in principle, the game, the Portuguese intensified at the end of the meeting and on 86 minutes, not without the help of two bounce they brought forward Soares. However, in injury time, Hector Moreno after a corner kick brought Mexico to a draw— 2:2.
Teams of Portugal and Mexico are in the same group But with Russians and new Zealanders. June 21 Champions of Europe play in Moscow with Russia, and Mexico on the same day will face New Zealand in Sochi.
The confederations Cup in 2017. Group A
Portugal — Mexico 2:2 (1:1)
Goals: Quaresma 934), Soares (86) — H. Hernandez (42), Moreno (90 1)
Portugal: Rui Patrício, Pepe, Guerreiro, Soares, Fonte, Andre Gomes, William Carvalho, Quaresma (André Silva, 82), Moutinho (Adrien Silva, 58), Nani (Gelson Martins, 58), Ronaldo.
Mexico: Ochoa, Moreno, Reyes, Layun, Guardado, DOS Santos, Herrera, Vela (DOS Santos, 57), Salcedo (Araujo, 67), Hernandez, Jimenez (Peralta, 79).
Warning: Adrien Silva (68), Guardado (73), André Gomes (90).