Portugal and Mexico will fight it out for the FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd place on July 2nd, 2017 8:00 AM EST in Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow. FS1 will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Last time both national teams met was in 2014 when Portugal posted a 1-0 win over Mexico in an International Friendly game.
Date and Time: July 2nd, 2017 8:00 AM EST
Venue: Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
TV: FS1, Telemundo Sun (US)
Online Stream: FuboTV (US) – (for a limited time fuboTV is offering Premier at 19.99$/mo for the first two months, that’s over 40% off normal price. Click here to start your 7-day free trial and take advantage of this promo. Coupon is automatically applied at checkout when using this link.)
Team form: In last five matchups, Ronaldo’s side has won three games, lost one, and drew one. In their most recent encounter, they lost a thriller 3-0 in the penalty shootouts to Chile in the Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semifinals.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo will be missing out Sunday’s Confederations Cup third-place playoff as he will be leaving the squad to see his newborn twins.
With Ronaldo out of the team, Midfielder André Silva leads the in goals.
Team Form: In last five matchups, Mexico has captured three wins, one loss and one draw. They are coming off a heartbreaking 4-1 loss to the world champions Germany in the Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semifinals.
Hector Herrera, Guillermo Ochoa, Hector Moreno, Javier Hernandez and Jonathan dos Santos are expected to be on rest.
The goalie will be Rodolfo Cota or Alfredo Talavera while Luis Reyes may take the left-back and Nestor Araujo and Oswaldo Alanis the centre-backs and Miguel Layun or Jurgen Damm lock the right.