Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno's last-ditch header secures a point

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Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Portugal celebrated, but the game was then held up as the referee waited for the assistant to check the replay, before the goal was ruled out roughly 40 seconds later because Pepe had been adjudged to be offside.

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal, OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup victors New Zealand and 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Champion Cameroon.

Ronaldo added in his post-match interview: 'We are calm and we have to think about the next game.

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Cedric Soares gave Portugal the 2-1 lead in the 86th minute off two bad touches from Hector Herrera, with the last one deflecting Cedric's shot, which looked to be heading off target, into the back of the Mexican net.

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Portugal had a first-half goal against Mexico chalked off in the Confederations Cup after the action was reviewed on video.

His 30-metre strike bounced off the bar and Nani hammered the ball home but the referees disallowed the effort for an offside infringement earlier in the move.

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Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score.

Prosecutors lodged a complaint at a Spanish court this month in which Ronaldo is accused of defrauding the Spanish treasury of €14.7million in tax owed on image rights.

The Portugal captain could not control the ball to shoot but his brilliant pass between three defenders left Quaresma free to round keeper Guillermo Ochoa and tap into the empty net.

"It wasn't the result that we wanted", he said. Vela simply lifted the ball into the box and Hernandez threw himself at the ball, and this time his header flew past Rui Patricio and into the bottom corner.

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

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