Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
27 June, 2017, 03:45 | Author: Kelly Sanders
Ronaldo's second goal of the tournament was a penalty that opened the scoring in the 33rd minute.
The destination of the other semi-final ticket seemed anything but a foregone conclusion for a short while, with Russian Federation forging ahead in the 25th minute through Alexander Samedov's precise, low drive.
Slowly but surely, Portugal began to gain control of the contest but it took until the 24th minute for Ronaldo to force a stop out of Stefan Marinovic with a header at the near post.
Santos said afterwards that New Zealand's performance against Mexico, when they narrowly lost 2-1, put him on alert about the problems they could pose - which probably explains why Ronaldo, who was withdrawn midway through the second half, and Portugal's other big guns were picked from the start.
The Confederations Cup is a prelude to next year's World Cup, which also will be played in Russian Federation.
"While in sporting terms we didn't manage to acheive what we wanted, in terms of morale then I think we took a step forward". Russia's hopes of a comeback were further hampered in the final 20 minutes when Yury Zhirkov was sent off for a second yellow card.
Akinfeev made a mistake that led to Mexico's second goal after a long clearance by Herrera from near the Mexican area.
Mexico will meet the winners of Group B - which will nearly certainly be Chile or Germany - in their last-four encounter in Sochi on Thursday, but Hernandez is not concerned about which team they face.
Manchester City attacker Bernardo Silva says that "everything is fine with his ankle" after picking up an injury on Confederations Cup duty for Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th global goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.
US is seeking to reclaim the Gold Cup by winning the tournament for the first time since 2013 and the sixth time in team history. In addition, a total of six changes may be made in the 24 hours after the end of the group phase ahead of the Knockout Round.
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