2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
November 2016[nb 1] June 2017
A1   Russia UEFA * Hosts 2 December 2010 1st Debut 55 63
A2   New Zealand OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners 11 June 2016 4th 2009 Group stage (1999, 2003, 2009) 110 95
A3   Portugal UEFA 2016 UEFA EuroUEFA Euro 2016 winners 10 July 2016 1st Debut 8 8
A4   Mexico CONCACAF 2015 CONCACAF Cup winners 10 October 2015 7th 2013 Winners (1999) 18 17
Notes
  1. ^ The rankings of November 2016 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Portugal 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 7
3   Russia (H) 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4   New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

In the semi-finals:

MatchesEdit

All times Moscow Time (UTC+3).

Russia vs New ZealandEdit

Russia  2–0  New Zealand
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand[2]
GK 1 Igor Akinfeev (c)
CB 6 Georgi Dzhikiya
CB 5 Viktor Vasin
CB 13 Fyodor Kudryashov
RWB 19 Aleksandr Samedov
LWB 18 Yuri Zhirkov
CM 21 Aleksandr Yerokhin   77'
CM 8 Denis Glushakov
CM 17 Aleksandr Golovin
CF 9 Fyodor Smolov   90'
CF 7 Dmitry Poloz   64'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Aleksandr Bukharov   64'
MF 22 Dmitri Tarasov   77'
MF 15 Aleksei Miranchuk   90'
Manager:
Stanislav Cherchesov
 
GK 1 Stefan Marinovic
CB 20 Tommy Smith
CB 22 Andrew Durante
CB 5 Michael Boxall
RWB 18 Kip Colvey   83'
LWB 3 Deklan Wynne
CM 7 Kosta Barbarouses   61'
CM 8 Michael McGlinchey
CM 14 Ryan Thomas
CF 11 Marco Rojas   71'
CF 9 Chris Wood (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Bill Tuiloma   61'
FW 10 Shane Smeltz   71'
FW 13 Monty Patterson   83'
Manager:
  Anthony Hudson

Man of the Match:
Fyodor Smolov (Russia)[3]

Assistant referees:
Alexander Guzman (Colombia)
Cristian De La Cruz (Colombia)
Fourth official:
Mark Geiger (United States)
Video assistant referees:
Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Joe Fletcher (Canada)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Enrique Cáceres (Paraguay)

Portugal vs MexicoEdit

Portugal  2–2  Mexico
Report
Attendance: 34,372
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[4]
GK 1 Rui Patrício
RB 21 Cédric
CB 3 Pepe
CB 6 José Fonte
LB 5 Raphaël Guerreiro
RM 20 Ricardo Quaresma   82'
CM 14 William Carvalho
CM 8 João Moutinho   58'
LM 15 André Gomes   90+3'
CF 17 Nani   58'
CF 7 Cristiano Ronaldo (c)
Substitutions:
FW 18 Gelson Martins   58'
MF 23 Adrien Silva   68'   58'
FW 9 André Silva   82'
Manager:
Fernando Santos
 
GK 13 Guillermo Ochoa
RB 3 Carlos Salcedo   67'
CB 5 Diego Reyes
CB 15 Héctor Moreno
LB 7 Miguel Layún
CM 6 Jonathan dos Santos
CM 16 Héctor Herrera
CM 18 Andrés Guardado (c)   73'
RF 11 Carlos Vela   57'
CF 14 Javier Hernández
LF 9 Raúl Jiménez   79'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Giovani dos Santos   57'
DF 2 Néstor Araujo   67'
FW 19 Oribe Peralta   79'
Manager:
  Juan Carlos Osorio

Man of the Match:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)[5]

Assistant referees:
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Juan Pablo Belatti (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Abdelkader Zitouni (Tahiti)
Video assistant referees:
Jair Marrufo (United States)
Dalibor Đurđević (Serbia)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)

Russia vs PortugalEdit

Russia  0–1  Portugal
Report Ronaldo   8'
Attendance: 42,759
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal[6]
GK 1 Igor Akinfeev (c)
CB 6 Georgi Dzhikiya   72'
CB 5 Viktor Vasin
CB 13 Fyodor Kudryashov   83'
RWB 3 Roman Shishkin   46'
LWB 23 Dmitri Kombarov   68'
RM 19 Aleksandr Samedov   76'
CM 8 Denis Glushakov   26'
CM 17 Aleksandr Golovin
LM 18 Yuri Zhirkov
CF 9 Fyodor Smolov
Substitutions:
MF 21 Aleksandr Yerokhin   46'
FW 7 Dmitry Poloz   68'
FW 11 Aleksandr Bukharov   83'
Manager:
Stanislav Cherchesov
 
GK 1 Rui Patrício
RB 5 Raphaël Guerreiro   65'
CB 3 Pepe   57'
CB 2 Bruno Alves
LB 21 Cédric
RM 10 Bernardo Silva   71'
CM 14 William Carvalho
CM 23 Adrien Silva   83'
LM 15 André Gomes
CF 9 André Silva   78'
CF 7 Cristiano Ronaldo (c)
Substitutions:
DF 19 Eliseu   65'
FW 18 Gelson Martins   78'
MF 13 Danilo Pereira   83'
Manager:
Fernando Santos

Man of the Match:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)[7]

Assistant referees:
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Mauro Tonolini (Italy)
Fourth official:
Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Video assistant referees:
Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)

Mexico vs New ZealandEdit

Mexico  2–1  New Zealand
Report Wood   42'
Attendance: 25,133
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[8]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand[8]
GK 12 Alfredo Talavera
CB 3 Carlos Salcedo   33'
CB 2 Néstor Araujo
CB 23 Oswaldo Alanís   46'
RM 10 Giovani dos Santos
CM 5 Diego Reyes (c)   90+6'
CM 8 Marco Fabián
LM 20 Javier Aquino
RF 17 Jürgen Damm
CF 9 Raúl Jiménez
LF 19 Oribe Peralta
Substitutions:
DF 15 Héctor Moreno   33'   68'
MF 16 Héctor Herrera   90+5'   46'
DF 4 Rafael Márquez   68'
Manager:
  Juan Carlos Osorio
 
GK 1 Stefan Marinovic
CB 5 Michael Boxall   90+6'
CB 22 Andrew Durante
CB 20 Tommy Smith
RWB 16 Dane Ingham   82'
LWB 3 Deklan Wynne
CM 15 Clayton Lewis   58'
CM 8 Michael McGlinchey
CM 14 Ryan Thomas   26'
CF 11 Marco Rojas   73'
CF 9 Chris Wood (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Bill Tuiloma   58'
FW 7 Kosta Barbarouses   73'
FW 13 Monty Patterson   82'
Manager:
  Anthony Hudson

Man of the Match:
Javier Aquino (Mexico)[9]

Assistant referees:
Jean-Claude Birumushahu (Burundi)
Marwa Range (Kenya)
Fourth official:
Abdelkader Zitouni (Tahiti)
Video assistant referees:
Clément Turpin (France)
Robert Vukan (Slovenia)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)

Mexico vs RussiaEdit

Mexico  2–1  Russia
Report Samedov   25'
Attendance: 41,585
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[10]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia[10]
GK 13 Guillermo Ochoa
RB 5 Diego Reyes   39'
CB 2 Néstor Araujo
CB 15 Héctor Moreno
LB 7 Miguel Layún
CM 6 Jonathan dos Santos
CM 16 Héctor Herrera
CM 18 Andrés Guardado (c)   16'   70'
RF 22 Hirving Lozano
CF 14 Javier Hernández
LF 11 Carlos Vela   46'
Substitutions:
DF 21 Luis Reyes   39'
MF 20 Javier Aquino   46'
MF 23 Oswaldo Alanís   90+2'   70'
Manager:
  Juan Carlos Osorio
 
GK 1 Igor Akinfeev (c)
CB 6 Georgi Dzhikiya
CB 5 Viktor Vasin   71'
CB 13 Fyodor Kudryashov   63'
RWB 19 Aleksandr Samedov
LWB 18 Yuri Zhirkov   9'   68'
CM 21 Aleksandr Yerokhin   70'
CM 8 Denis Glushakov
CM 17 Aleksandr Golovin   88'
CF 9 Fyodor Smolov   78'
CF 11 Aleksandr Bukharov   64'
Substitutions:
FW 7 Dmitry Poloz   64'
DF 2 Igor Smolnikov   70'
FW 20 Maksim Kanunnikov   78'
Manager:
Stanislav Cherchesov

Man of the Match:
Hirving Lozano (Mexico)[11]

Assistant referees:
Abdullah Al-Shalawi (Saudi Arabia)
Mohammed Al-Abakry (Saudi Arabia)
Fourth official:
Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Video assistant referees:
Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Reza Sokhandan (Iran)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Jair Marrufo (United States)

New Zealand vs PortugalEdit

New Zealand  0–4  Portugal
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand[12]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal[12]
GK 1 Stefan Marinovic
CB 5 Michael Boxall
CB 22 Andrew Durante   74'
CB 20 Tommy Smith
RWB 16 Dane Ingham   82'
LWB 17 Tom Doyle
CM 15 Clayton Lewis   19'   65'
CM 8 Michael McGlinchey   37'
CM 14 Ryan Thomas
CF 11 Marco Rojas
CF 9 Chris Wood (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Bill Tuiloma   37'
FW 7 Kosta Barbarouses   65'
FW 10 Shane Smeltz   74'
Manager:
  Anthony Hudson
 
GK 1 Rui Patrício
RB 11 Nélson Semedo   21'
CB 3 Pepe   56'
CB 2 Bruno Alves
LB 19 Eliseu
RM 20 Ricardo Quaresma   83'
CM 13 Danilo Pereira
CM 8 João Moutinho
LM 10 Bernardo Silva   46'
CF 9 André Silva
CF 7 Cristiano Ronaldo (c)   67'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Pizzi   46'
FW 17 Nani   67'
FW 18 Gelson Martins   83'
Manager:
Fernando Santos

Man of the Match:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)[13]

Assistant referees:
Joe Fletcher (Canada)
Charles Justin Morgante (United States)
Fourth official:
Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Video assistant referees:
Sandro Ricci (Brazil)
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Assistant video assistant referee:
Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Regulations – 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com.
  2. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Russia-New Zealand" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 17 June 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Russia v New Zealand – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 17 June 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Portugal-Mexico" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Portugal v Mexico – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Russia-Portugal" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Russia v Portugal – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Mexico-New Zealand" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Mexico v New Zealand – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Mexico-Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Mexico v Russia – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – New Zealand-Portugal" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  13. ^ "New Zealand v Portugal – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.

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