Euro 2016 Champions Portugal face off against 2015 CONCAF Cup Winners Mexico in their opening match in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Group A. The FIFA Confederations Cup serves are a curtain raiser to the FIFA Wold Cup to be hosted by Russia in 2018.The Confederations Cup sees top sides from every continent square off in an eight-team tournament. Ahead of this game, you need to know match preview and where to watch Portugal Vs Mexico live stream,
European Champions Portugal, also the tournament debutants will enter the tournament facing off against Mexico at the Kazan Arena. The only player in Russia 2017 who has previously won the tournament (1999) is Mexican captain Rafael Marquez, attack-minded who however is struggling with a back problem and is doubtful for the game. The match is to be officiated by Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana.
The Current Portuguese team boasts of a number of world class players, led by Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Real Madrid star is on the back of winning the La Liga and being part of the first ever team in history to retain the Champions League and will be hungry to add another trophy to his already illustrious trophy cabinet. Coach Fernando Santos has some interesting decisions to make when it comes to picking his starting 11.
Mexico is in fine shape heading into the tournament attack-minded, possession-based style of football. Three Mexican players (Raul Jimenez, Miguel Layun, and Hector Herrera) ply their trade in the Portuguese league. Jimenez dazzles the field with the current League and Cup Champions Benfica while Layun and Herrera take to the field with FC Porto. Juan Carlos Osorio, the manager of the Mexican National team would undoubtedly squeeze out plenty of useful information from the trio.
A warm-up match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was the last time these two teams squared off against each other. Portuguese defender Bruno Alves won the game in injury time powering a header past Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.
Where to Watch Portugal vs Mexico Live Stream?
The USA soccer fans can watch Portugal Vs Mexico live stream on a mobile or any digital device using the FOX Sports GO apps, as well as on Fox Sports 2 on tv. The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be shown live on ITV and the UK football fans can live stream the Portugal Vs Mexico match with the Sky Go app or via the ITV website.
Sony Six, Sony Six HD and Ten 2 will have the live telecast of the Portugal Vs Mexico game in India. The match will also be streamed online on Sony LIV. The live broadcast is scheduled to start on Sunday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. ET/7:30 pm IST.
Portugal: Rui Patricio; Bruno Alves, Jose Fonte, Raphael Guerreiro, Cedric; William Carvalho, Joao Moutinho, Andre Gomes; Nani, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva
Mexico: Guillermo Ochoa; Carlos Salcedo, Hector Moreno, Nestor Araujo, Miguel Layun; Jonathan Dos Santos, Hector Herrera, Andres Guardado; Carlos Vela, Javier Hernandez, Raul Jimenez
Predictions: An exciting game with loads of goals to end in a 3-2 win for Portugal.