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Preview: New Zealand have been out of their depth at the Confederations Cup, and the presence of Ronaldo could scare the All Whites into submission.The Real Madrid icon was on target as his side defeated the hosts 1-0, leaving Portugal on the brink of the next stage.New Zealand found the net as Chris Wood scored against Mexico, but they have remained toothless throughout most of their play in the competition.
The Portuguese know only a point is needed from the game, and there will be a temptation to rest players against an inferior opponent in Saint Petersburg.Bernardo Silva was impressive for Portugal as they edged the Russians, and the Manchester City new boy could be a major player late in the competition.The 22-year-old experienced a breakout season last term, appearing 48 times for Monaco in Ligue 1 and the UEFA Champions League, according to WhoScored.com.Silva will enjoy the freedom he should be gifted by New Zealand and could eclipse Ronaldo in the contest
Portugal battles to stay in the Confederations Cup when it faces New Zealand on Saturday in the final group stage game. In second place in Group A, a victory would cement a spot in the next round, while it could also draw or lose and also get through, depending on the outcome of Mexico vs. Russia.
All is on the line, as Portugal looks to book its ticket to the semifinals. Here’s how you can watch the match and what to know:
This could be one of the most one-sided matches at the competition, whether Ronaldo is a major factor or not.In the past, Portugal have suffered against smaller opponents, but they know only a complete disaster will see them crash out. The All Whites will be trying to prevent a goal feast, and a draw will represent a major achievement. However, the UEFA Euro 2016 champions simply have too much in the tank, and there will be no shock win for the side already out of the tournament.