2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico pip New Zealand 2-1 in Group A, Day 2 match

Sochi, Russia (PANA) - Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 in their Group A, Day 2, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup match played at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on Wednesday.

New Zealand captain Chris Wood put the Kiwis ahead in the 42nd minute but Mexico came into the second half stronger and equalised through Raul Jimenez in the 54th minute.  Oribe Peralta clinched victory for the Mexicans with his goal in the 72nd minute.

In the first Group A, Day 2 match for the day, Portugal pipped hosts Russia 1-0.

The results mean that Mexico and Portugal have 4 points each, Russia have 3 points while New Zealand have zero.
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21 june 2017 20:48:46

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