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UEFA Euro 2016 holders Portugal meet Mexico in the latest edition of the Confederations Cup as the pair battle in Kazan, Russia.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates will be hoping to add further silverware to the trophy they won last summer as they stunned France in the final.
The Mexicans arrive in good shape, and will feel they have a chance to win with Javier Hernandez in attack.
Here is how you can watch the Group A encounter:
Date: Sunday, June 18
Time: 4 p.m. (BST)/ 11 a.m. (ET)
TV: ITV1 (UK only), Fox (U.S. only)
Preview and Prediction
Any team having to face Ronaldo is usually considered second-favourites, and Portugal will believe their superstar gives them a huge advantage over the Mexicans in Russia.
However, Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has warned against focussing on just the Real Madrid icon as the two sides meet.
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Tom Marshall of ESPN FC quoted the stopper ahead of the contest as he referenced the attacker.
“It’s Portugal, not just Cristiano,” said Ochoa. “We know what type of player he is, but aside from him there are other quality players that we have to stop.”
The Portuguese are blessed with creative quality, with Bernardo Silva, Ricardo Quaresma, Gelson Martins, Andre Gomes and Danilo Pereira all pushing for starts.
Silva is considered one of the brightest talents in Europe, and his recent move to Manchester City will showcase his talent on the Premier League stage next term.
The player was sublime for Monaco this past season, scoring eight goals and claiming nine assists in Ligue 1, according to WhoScored.com.
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Hector Moreno should lead the defensive line for El Tri manager Juan Carlos Osorio, as the team attempts to provide Chicharito with a supply line.
Per WhoScored, Diego Reyes or Nestor Araujo could be drafted in to the starting XI in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
However, the striker remains his country’s biggest threat against the quality and experience of Pepe.
Portugal are in excellent form and they have responded with vigour to being the European champions.
Ronaldo has proved with Madrid he is still the alpha male of world football, despite his ageing legs, and he will want to be the hero against Mexico’s versatile defence.
Prediction: Portugal win 2-1