Ronaldo leads Portugal to win Third Place at FIFA Confederations Cup

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Portugal vs Mexico FIFA Confederations: FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 for third place, Portugal and Mexico are facing against each other in the battle today. Efforts from Pepe in the first minute of added time and Silva's penalty on 104 minutes, however, turned the match in Portugal's favour.

The teams played to a 2-2 draw in the group stage at the beginning of the tournament. Portugal allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to leave ahead of their third-place match so he could be with his newborn twins.

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The AC Milan striker was scythed down by Marquez six yards from goal, but although referee Fahad Al Mirdasi awarded the penalty after a VAR consultation, Ochoa dived low to his right to keep out Silva's effort.

Luis Neto opened the scoring in 54th minute, giving Mexico the lead until Portugal defender, Pepe, saved them with an unexpected shot in injury time (90′).

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World champion Germany faces Copa America holder Chile later in the final in Saint Petersburg.

Manchester United and Barcelona target Nelson Semedo was given his marching orders immediately after the interval.

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