Russian Federation leads Group A with three, while New Zealand has zero.
Mexico's all-time top scorer grabbed his 48th global goal from 93 appearances after some awful defending by Portugal. Gelson Martins and Andre Silva made big positive impacts off the bench, while Juan Carlos Osorio's decisions to take off Vela and switch to a back three put Portugal well in control of the match. I want to remind you that Mexico held a control match against the United States national team in the qualification for the World Cup among the countries of North and Central America.
"In the end the result was fair as Mexico also played well".
Portugal are a lot more than Cristiano Ronaldo. "I think it was a very good result for Mexico".
Russian Federation beat New Zealand 2-0 in the other Group A fixture, while Chile beat Cameroon 2-0 in the opening Group B tie.
Cameroon goalie Fabrice Ondoa had little time to settle into Sunday's second Confederations Cup game with South American champions Chile on the front foot from kick off. They still have to qualify for the World Cup finals though. The Confederations Cup is a tradition that takes place one year before the World Cup in the country that is hosting the World Cup, allowing the champions from each continent to face off against the victor of the previous World Cup and the upcoming host country.
A warm-up match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was the last time these two teams squared off against each other.
"He takes this tournament very seriously and is focussed".
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"It goes without saying that he's a great player".
Portugal has won six of its last seven games, with the only setback coming in a 3-2 loss against Sweden in a friendly in March.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team.
Portugal to win 2-1 against Mexico.
Portugal is making its debut in the Confederations Cup, while Mexico is playing in the intercontinental competition for the seventh time.
He has helped Madrid win three Champions League titles.
Those who want to watch the Mexico vs. Portugal football match live online will have a few options for finding streaming video of the match.