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Confederations Cup Rewind: Mexico edges New Zealand, Portugal drops Russia

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Thanks to a second-half resurgence, Mexico overcame what could have been a nightmare.

It was Oribe Peralta to the rescue in the 72nd minute .The Club America forward sublimely finished a dragging cross by Javier Aquino inside the box, crushing the All Whites hopes of advancing out of the group stage and lifting Mexico to a 2-1 victory on Wednesday at Fisht Olympic Stadium.

Mexico boss gives defence for long-standing homophobic chant used by fans

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Mexico’s football federation (FMF) has made a strong appeal to its fans at the Confederations Cup in Russia and asked them to stop using the chant which has been called “homophobic” by FIFA.

Football’s governing body FIFA on Tuesday said that it had warned the FMF about the misconduct of a “small group of Mexican fans in relation to insulting and discriminatory chants” during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Portugal.

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What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

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Moscow (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Ronaldo’s eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot.

What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal football win

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Moscow (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Ronaldo’s eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot.

Mexico’s Osorio ‘sorry’ for bust-up with Kiwi football bench

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Mexico’s coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised for losing his temper during a bust-up with the New Zealand bench during his team’s 2-1 Confederations Cup win on Wednesday.

Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand’s assistant coaches after Mexico’s Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first-half.

Mexico’s Osorio ‘sorry’ for bust-up with Kiwi football bench

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Mexico’s coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised for losing his temper during a bust-up with the New Zealand bench during his team’s 2-1 Confederations Cup win on Wednesday.

Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand’s assistant coaches after Mexico’s Carlos Salcedo went down with a shoulder injury in the first-half.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over New Zealand in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over New Zealand in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win.

Peralta seals Mexico’s comeback win over Kiwis

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Veteran striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico’s winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup’s semi-finals.

After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jiminez and Peralta sealed Mexico’s win.

All Whites must be brave against Mexico at Confederations Cup: Hudson

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson says the All Whites must be brave against Mexico, knowing defeat on Wednesday will see them eliminated from the Confederations Cup.

Their 2-0 loss to hosts Russia in Saturday’s opening Group A match means Oceania champions New Zealand have now gone a record 10 games without a win at the tournament having left the 1999, 2003 and 2009 editions empty-handed.

All Whites must be brave against Mexico at Confederations Cup: Hudson

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson says the All Whites must be brave against Mexico, knowing defeat on Wednesday will see them eliminated from the Confederations Cup.

Their 2-0 loss to hosts Russia in Saturday’s opening Group A match means Oceania champions New Zealand have now gone a record 10 games without a win at the tournament having left the 1999, 2003 and 2009 editions empty-handed.

Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio expects New Zealand’s footballers to show the same battling spirit as their nation’s rugby team in Wednesday’s Confederations Cup, Group A clash.

Mexico take on New Zealand in Sochi as firm favourites having held Euro 2016-winners Portugal to a 2-2 draw, while the All Whites lost 2-0 to Russia in their opening game.

Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio expects New Zealand’s footballers to show the same battling spirit as their nation’s rugby team in Wednesday’s Confederations Cup, Group A clash.

Mexico take on New Zealand in Sochi as firm favourites having held Euro 2016-winners Portugal to a 2-2 draw, while the All Whites lost 2-0 to Russia in their opening game.

New Zealand face Mexico battle to stay alive in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson says the All Whites must be brave against Mexico, knowing defeat on Wednesday will effectively end their Confederations Cup hopes.

Their 2-0 loss to hosts Russia in Saturday’s opening Group A match means Oceania champions New Zealand have now gone a record 10 games without a win at the Confederations Cup having left the 1999, 2003 and 2009 editions empty-handed.

New Zealand face Mexico battle to stay alive in Confederations Cup

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Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson says the All Whites must be brave against Mexico, knowing defeat on Wednesday will effectively end their Confederations Cup hopes.

Their 2-0 loss to hosts Russia in Saturday’s opening Group A match means Oceania champions New Zealand have now gone a record 10 games without a win at the Confederations Cup having left the 1999, 2003 and 2009 editions empty-handed.

Ronaldo’s Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

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Kazan (Russia) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup on Sunday.

Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead in the first half in Kazan, but the goal was cancelled out before the break by Mexico striker Javier Hernandez’s bullet header.

Ronaldo’s Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

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Kazan (Russia) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup on Sunday.

Ronaldo teed up Ricardo Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead in the first half in Kazan, but the goal was cancelled out before the break by Mexico striker Javier Hernandez’s bullet header.

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Where to find Mexico vs. New Zealand Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. New Zealand in the Confederations Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

After Mexico’s late equalizer against Portugal, El Tri will be confident going into the game against New Zealand. A win will put Mexico in the driving seat to qualify for the next round of the FIFA Confederations Cup.

Where to find Mexico vs. New Zealand Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. New Zealand in the Confederations Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

After Mexico’s late equalizer against Portugal, El Tri will be confident going into the game against New Zealand. A win will put Mexico in the driving seat to qualify for the next round of the FIFA Confederations Cup.

Where to find Mexico vs. Portugal Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Portugal in the Confederations Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

Mexico and Portugal kick off their first games in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup with the champion of CONCACAF meeting the winner of the 2016 European Championship.

Where to find Mexico vs. Portugal Confederations Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Portugal in the Confederations Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

Mexico and Portugal kick off their first games in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup with the champion of CONCACAF meeting the winner of the 2016 European Championship.

USMNT goalkeeper coach trolls Mexican National Team

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Oh, you bad.

After watching him play for eleven seasons in Foxboro, New England Revolution fans have plenty of reasons to love Matt Reis. Now the goalkeeper coach for the USMNT, Reis added to that list on Tuesday when he took to social media to troll the Mexican National Team.

By now you've certainly seen Michael Bradley's epic chip against Mexico a few times.

USMNT goalkeeper coach trolls Mexican National Team

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Oh, you bad.

After watching him play for eleven seasons in Foxboro, New England Revolution fans have plenty of reasons to love Matt Reis. Now the goalkeeper coach for the USMNT, Reis added to that list on Tuesday when he took to social media to troll the Mexican National Team.

By now you've certainly seen Michael Bradley's epic chip against Mexico a few times.

Bruce Arena dials U.S. in for massive result at the Azteca

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When the United States began the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying against Mexico in Columbus last November, then-U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann gambled – sending the Americans out in a never-before-used 3-5-2 formation.

The result was a disaster. The 3-5-2 was abandoned after a half hour, with Mexico ahead 1-0.

Bruce Arena dials U.S. in for massive result at the Azteca

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When the United States began the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying against Mexico in Columbus last November, then-U.S. manager Jurgen Klinsmann gambled – sending the Americans out in a never-before-used 3-5-2 formation.

The result was a disaster. The 3-5-2 was abandoned after a half hour, with Mexico ahead 1-0.

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Midday Ticker: Lozano completes PSV move, Modric under perjury investigation, and more

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Hirving Lozano is taking a temporary leave of absence from the Mexican National Team in order to complete his move to PSV Eindhoven. He plans to return to the team in time for their next match against New Zealand on Tuesday in Sochi. (REPORT)

Croatia captain Luka Modric is the target of a perjury investigation.

Report: Guardado agrees to join Los Angeles FC

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After a long flirt with MLS, particularly Atlanta United, Mexican international Andres Guardado is reportedly set to join a U.S.-based team, but a bit further west than expected.

Following the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, Guardado is reportedly set to join Los Angeles FC as the team's first DP, according to ESPN.

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USA vs. Mexico review, plus D.C. United vs Christos FC and Toronto FC: Filibuster

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Despite there being no D.C. United game this past weekend, we have plenty to talk about. We bring on Sebastian Salazar, formerly of Comcast SportsNet and now of ESPN and ESPN FC, to talk about the USA's 1-1 draw with Mexico. We talk about the goals of Michael Bradely and Carlos Vela, the difference between the 5-4-1s of Jurgen Klinsmann and Bruce Arena, and Bruce's use of Christian Pulisic.

USMNT vs. Mexico, D.C. United vs. Christos FC in the US Open Cup, and more: Freedom Kicks for 6/13/17

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Honestly you can't watch that Michael Bradley goal too many times.

Hello hello hello! Happy Tuesday, folks. It also happens to be a D.C. United game day, thanks to the U.S. Open Cup. The Black-and-Red take on Baltimore-based amateur side Christos FC tonight, so get excited. (Ben takes a look at DCU's potential lineup here, by the way.

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World Cup Qualifying: Michael Bradley Nets Spectacular 40-Yard Effort As USA Draw With Mexico (Video)

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Michael Bradley, son of ex-Swansea boss Bob, scored an incredible long-range goal during the USA's World Cup qualifying draw away to Mexico.

Bradley, who currently plies his trade with Toronto, latched onto a loose pass in the middle of the pitch before launching a 40-yard effort which sailed into the back of the Mexican net.

U.S. Earns Point at Azteca

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Michael Bradley scored from distance and the U.S. held on to squeeze a point from Sunday's World Cup Qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.

Bradley opened the scoring when he blasted a shot from 40 yards that beat Guillermo Ochoa off his line to put the guests ahead inside of six minutes.

World Cup Qualifying recap: Mexico 1–1 USMNT

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The U.S. earned a vital and hard-fought point in Mexico City on Sunday night, drawing 1–1 with Mexico. Michael Bradley scored a worldy to get the result.

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Five things we learned from the United States’ draw with Mexico

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Our key takeaways from the point at Estadio Azteca.

USA 1, Mexico 1

The United States Men's National Team came away with the Estadio Azteca with hard-earned an unexpected point thanks to 90 minutes of diligent defending and an absolute golazo from Michael Bradley.

Bruce Arena’s game plan

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The soccer news starts with USMNT coach Bruce Arena not keeping it a secret that he had his plan for Mexico worked out weeks ago. "We told the team on day one of this camp that we would play that way in this game," Arena said of a strategy that required shuffling the starting eleven and giving up a lot of possession.

USMNT 1, Mexico 1: The SBI Breakdown

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Even the most optimistic followers of the U.S. Men's National Team knew that Sunday was going to be a tough one. Heading to the Estadio Azteca is always a challenge. Doing so on short rest against an in-form Mexico team? It's CONCACAF's version of a video game final boss.

With seven new starters, the U.

USMNT gets a point in Mexico, Mal Pugh hurt? and more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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Hi. A little tired from the game and a little melancholy; doctor says our 7 month old has a severe allergy to our two cats (which we've had for a dozen years), so if you know anyone that wants to foster a couple of senior indoor felines, hit me up and such.

USMNT take point from Azteca Stadium with 1-1 draw against Mexico (us) - After seeing United States coach Bruce Arena talk about a plan for the Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago games a week ago when players came into camp, it reminded me you should never give out a long-term job extension contract with no merit.

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LAFC intrigue and Mexico asks their fans to stop

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By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jun 21, 2017) US Soccer Players - There is still quite some time until LAFC takes the field. Many things with this club are still up in the air, but the possibilities seem unlimited. The roster will not start to take shape until sometime after a team lifts the 2017 MLS Cup.

Evening Ticker: FIFA warns Mexico, Dani Alves set for Man City, and more

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One major federation has received what seems to be one final warning, while transfers in Europe are starting to heat up.

On behalf of FIFA, Anin Yeboah, member of the disciplinary committee, has issued a warning to the Mexican Football Federation over the 'insulting and discriminatory chants' of a small group of Mexican fans in the Kazan Arena.