The Portuguese national team defeated New Zealand 4-0 and advanced to the semifinals of the Confederations Cup.
New Zealand: Marinovic, Ingham, Boxall, Durant (Smaltz, 74), Smith, Doyle, McGlinchey (Tuiloma, 37), Thomas, Rojas, Wood, Lewis (Barbarouses, 65)
Portugal: Rui Patrício, Semed, Pepe, Bruno Alves, Eliseu, Quaresma (Martins 83), João Moutinho, Danilo Pereira, Bernardo Silva (Pizzi, 46), Cristiano Ronaldo (Nani 67), André Silva
The Portuguese had a great advantage, but the new Zealanders fought with all forces (though anything not claimed) and looked quite well. And goalkeeper marinovic made a few impressive saves.
At the 30th minute after Ronaldo’s head the ball hit the crossbar.
In the 33rd minute Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty 0:1. After 6 minutes Eliseu broke down the flank and shot. Bernardo Silva (50 million euros recently purchased Manchester city from Monaco) drove the ball into the net 0:2.
In the 80th minute, Andre Silva (acquired in Milan from Porto for 38 million euros) «shook» two defenders and 6 meter sent the ball into the net 0:3. In the first minute of injury time Nani (Valencia) held off the defender with a feint «centipede» and shot into the far bottom corner 0:4.