Portugal and Mexico face off in the FIFA Confederations Cup Group stage on June 18th, 2017 11:00 AM EST in Kazan Arena. FOX Sports 1 will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online on FuboTV.
Head To Head Record: Both national teams have encountered just twice in 10 years; in a world cup 2006 matchup, Portugal posted a 2-1 victory and in a 2014 friendly game Portugal had a 1-0 victory over Mexico.
This will be the first match for both the teams in the
Date and Time: June 18th, 2017 11:00 AM EST
Venue: Kazan Arena
TV: FOX Sports 1, Telemundo (US)
Portugal is will debut the Tournament and is hopeful of playing in full power with Cristiano Ronaldo on board.
Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting), Jose Sa (Porto), and Beto (Sporting),
Defenders: Luis Neto (Zenit), Jose Fonte (Southampton), Eliseu (Benfica), Nelson Semedo (Benfica), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund), Cedric Soares (Southampton), Pepe (Real Madrid), and Bruno Alves (Cagliari)
Midfielders: Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Pizzi (Benfica), William Carvalho (Sporting), Danilo (Porto), Bernardo Silva (Monaco), Andre Gomes (Barcelona), and Adrien Silva (Sporting).
Forwards: Gelson Martins (Sporting), Nani (Valencia), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas), and Andre Silva (Porto)
Mexico captain Rafael Marquez, who has lifted the trophy in 1999, is struggling with a back problem and is doubtful of play.
Goalkeepers: Rodolfo Cota (Chivas Guadalajara), Guillermo Ochoa (Granada), and Alfredo Talavera (Deportivo Toluca).
Defenders: Carlos Salcedo (Fiorentina), Luis Reyes (Atlas), Rafael Marquez (Atlas), Hector Moreno (PSV Eindhoven), Diego Reyes (Espanyol), and Nestor Araujo (Santos Laguna).
Midfielders: Oswaldo Alanis (Chivas Guadalajara), Miguel Layun (Porto), Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad), Javier Aquino (Tigres), Andres Guardado (PSV Eindhoven), Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal), Hector Herrera (Porto), and Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy).
Forwards: Raul Jimenez (Benfica), Oribe Peralta (Club America), Marco Fabian (Eintracht Frankfurt), Hirving Lozano (Pachuca), and Javier Hernandez (Bayer Leverkusen).