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Portugal Claim 1st Win At Confederation Cup

European champions claimed their first win at the after they edged tournament hosts 1-0 here on Wednesday.

FIFA Player of the Year headed in the winner for Portugal in the eighth minute in the Group A match which sent them to the top of the group standings with four points.

In other match, came from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 in Sochi. New Zealand’s forward Chirs Wood scored in the first half, but the highly spirited leveled the score through Raul Jimenez on 54 minutes and Oribe Peralta sealed the win less than 20 minutes later.

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Mexico now are on four points, which means Russia (3 points) must fight for a win on Saturday in order to reach the next stage.

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