It´s very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

The 2017 Confederations Cup will have already seen one match played entering Sunday, June 18.

Pepe had a goal disallowed for offside after a referral to the video assistant referees before Ricardo Quaresma sold the keeper a dummy and slotted in.

Another defensive error led to Mexico's equaliser just before the break as Raphael Guerreiro lost sight of Raul Jiminez's cross and Carlos Vela popped the ball back across for Hernandez to head in.

Mexico's second half resistance was broken four minutes from time when Hector Herrera let the ball bounce off his foot and Cedric pounced, with the Southampton player's shot taking a deflection off Herrera on the way in.

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to attend a post-match press conference following Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico, as questions continue to mount over his Real Madrid future.

And such was the impact of the change that his compatriot Fonte admitted Ronaldo's new hairdo took a few of his Portugal teammates aback when he joined up with Fernando Santos' squad in Russian Federation ahead of the Confederations Cup.

But Mexico responded with Hernandez testing Portugal keeper Rui Patricio, before putting his side level.

Portugal won 9 of the last 11 games and lost just once, a very similar performance with Mexico.

The Gold Cup winners begin their Confederations Cup campaign against the European champions at Kazan Arena, looking to spring a first surprise of the tournament by claiming all three points.

Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score. Despite the fact that the final whistle did not reveal the victor, having recorded in the asset of both teams on 1 point, Mexico still remains the leader of the group, reducing the gap from the nearest pursuer to 3 points. The player opened the scoring for Portugal after some brilliant work from captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo is not letting accusations of tax fraud and fresh transfer speculation get to him, according to Portugal team-mate Andre Silva.

Cameroon threatened at the other end with Ngadjui's well-angled header ruled out for offside.

The Confederations Cup is the main warm-up event for the 2018 World Cup.

Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in, but Hector Moreno snatched a point in the 91st minute. Fernando Santos does count with a very talented squad with the attack being the focal point of the team.

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