Confederations Cup: Mexico shows 'personality' in drawing with Portugal

  • ESPN FC, Monday, June 19, 2017 9:48 PM
With head coach Juan Carlos Osorio under continued pressure from the Mexican press, El Tri's 2-2 tie with European champion Portugal on Hector Moreno's late goal at the Confederations Cup should be treated as a huge achievement. One only needs to think back to a year earlier -- when Mexico lost to Chile, 7-0, in the Copa Centenario quarterfinals.

"[We showed] personality," captain Andres Guardado. "Going toe-to-toe with the European champion, not backing down for anything and keeping looking for a goal even after twice going behind."

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