Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, scores his side's first goal on a penalty during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St. Petersburg Stadium, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2.
New Manchester City signing, Bernando Silva then doubled Portugal's lead four minutes later with his last act in the game.
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New Zealand continued to show endeavour in possession and had a few fleeting moments in the dying stages. The All Whites lost 2-1 to Mexico on Wednesday despite having led at half-time.
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Muguruza sailed through the opening set, serving well and controlling the rallies to take the last 4 games of the set, for a 6-3. The chair umpire then told Gavrilova that the replay showed the ball was in, robbing her of three match points.
"About tomorrow's match ― we will play how we need to ― but the most important thing will be to win", Cherchesov told reporters.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Bernando Silva, Andre Silva and Nani all got on the scoresheet as the Euro 2016 winners finished top of Group A ahead of Mexico, who claimed the runners-up spot after registering a 2-1 triumph over hosts Russian Federation.
"We started the game really well, and were the stronger of the two teams", said Hudson.
"Representatives of the diplomatic staff of the embassies of New Zealand and Australia in Moscow visited the National Center for Crisis Management of the Emergencies Ministry".
Santos said Portugal earned their status as European champions despite winning only two games at Euro 2016 in regulation time.
New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back on the hour when Doyle's ball across the face of goal from the left found Wood at the far post, but Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio recovered to make a sliding block on the line.
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New Zealand had chances and most fell to captain Chris Wood.
It was their first goal in 555 minutes of Confederations Cup football, but Mexico's Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta struck in the second half as the Kiwis faded.
"On one hand, we have a great deal of responsibility, on the other hand, we are really looking forward to it", Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov said. "We are building a team that is showing that it can play against any opponent in any situation".
The European champion has four points in Group A and needs only a draw against No. 95-ranked New Zealand to advance to the semifinals.
After the draw with Portugal, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes against New Zealand, a plan that initially backfired before his side recovered after the break.
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Kush later sued the university and the Arizona Board of Regents, reportedly settling the case for $200,000. Kush became an assistant coach at Arizona State in 1955 under former Spartan assistant coach Dan Devine.
Russia's Viktor Vasin during a training session at the Kazan Arena.