Héctor Moreno’s stoppage-time header earns Mexico draw against Portugal


• Portugal 2-2 Mexico (Quaresma 34, Cédric 86; Hernández 42, Moreno 90+1)

Anybody seeking answers to the thorny issue of Cristiano Ronaldo’s future at Real Madrid would have been disappointed here, and perhaps doubly so because the Portugal captain did not produce the kind of statement performance that is his speciality when the spotlight reaches maximum glare. There was enough evidence of his commitment to the task in hand, though, during a moderately entertaining draw in which his side traded goals with Mexico in the final four minutes and did not need to rely upon their star attraction for points of interest.

Ronaldo certainly did not provide any after the game when, having been voted the official man of the match, he failed to appear for the press conference that generally comes with such status. Fifa swiftly explained that he was receiving treatment; the magic sponge appeared to have done its job when, 10 minutes later, he hurried at a fair pelt through the mixed zone and left those present to ponder whether silence meant everything or nothing.

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