In Sochi took place the match of the confederations Cup in which Mexico’s national team defeated new Zealand 2:1. However, the victory of a favorite was quite difficult.
The situation of the parties. Portugal, Mexico 4 points, Russia 3, New Zealand 0
Mexico: Talavera, Salcedo (Moreno, 33. Marquez, 68), Araujo, Alanis (Herrera, 46), Damme, Diego Reyes, Fabian, Giovanni DOS Santos, Aquino, Peralta, Jimenez
New Zealand: Marinovic, Ing (Patterson 82), Boxall, Durant, Smith, Wynn, Rojas (Barbarouses, 73), McGlinchey, Thomas, Wood, Lewis (Tuiloma, 58)
In the first half, the new Zealanders showed unexpectedly good. the game, especially in attack. And the Mexicans, who played the main part, before the break, to that are unable to adapt.
On 42 minutes Chris wood (Leeds) jumped out one by one and opened the score 0:1.
The second half began a massive and speedy attacks of the Mexicans. New Zealanders just don’t have time for rivals. The assault lasted 15 minutes.
But there was one moment when nominal visitors could have scored the second goal. Wood went one on one. Talavera a beautiful shot took the ball.
A minute later the score was equal. Raul Jimenez (Benfica) has a shot turn 1:1. On 72 minutes, Oribe Peralta (America) shot into the near corner. The ball hit the post and bounced into the net 2:1.
On 85 minutes, Thomas was able to score. After his Curling shot from the ball hit the crossbar.
Then Michael Boxall broke through to the gates of the Mexicans. Diego Reyes just hanged himself and broke the attack. Then promose mass brawl.