Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials
- Author: Julie Sanders Jun 22, 2017,
Jun 22, 2017, 12:25
In April, Infantino said that the technology would be used at the 2018 World Cup after "very positive feedback". We know we still have lots of opportunities, there are two games remaining and that's why we're calm.
June 18, 2017 at 18:00, the next match of the 1st round of the group stage of the Confederations Cup will take place, in which the national team of Portugal at the stadium "Kazan Arena" will play against the national team of Mexico.
Following Saturday's 2-2 draw with Portugal, Mexico are upbeat and favourites to win the showdown in Sochi.
Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in six global outings since coming off injured in the Euro final, but Mexico - winners of the Confederations Cup in 1999 - are confident they can stop him. The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be shown live on ITV and the United Kingdom football fans can live stream the Portugal Vs Mexico match with the Sky Go app or via the ITV website.
"We need to be positive, we need to be fearless. I have the same confidence today", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said earlier this week. "He is an idol, even for us players", admitted veteran defender Bruno Alves, the 35-year-old who has just signed for Scottish club Rangers. Portugal had a first-half goal by Nani disallowed after a video review, when the game was still scoreless.
"Russia is a very cohesive team, all their players work a lot, they give their best", Pepe said.
He skipped the post-match press conference which he was supposed to attend as the man of the match.
Ronaldo carried the ball into the area but was surrounded by three defenders and he passed it to Quaresma, who was free from markers on the far side of the box. "Of course it would be a dream to win it", Ronaldo said in January, since when he has powered Madrid to glory both in La Liga and in the Champions League.
Mexico have a couple of stars staring for them as well, with Javier Hernandez and Carlos Vela leading the line for El Tri.
Ochoa made a great diving save in the 85th to keep young Portugal forward Andre Silva from scoring with a header.
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.