Silva completes comeback as Portugal seal third spot

Jonathan Hernandez
July 3, 2017

Portugal says Ronaldo shared news of the births before the tournament, and is now released so "he can finally see his children". Efforts from Pepe in the first minute of added time and Silva's penalty on 104 minutes, however, turned the match in Portugal's favour.

Mexicans in the semi-finals lost the German national team 1: 4, interrupting their series of 7 unbeaten games.

Mexico, champions of this tournament in 1999, had taken the lead after 54 minutes when keeper Rui Patricio missed a Chicharito cross and the ball bounced in off Luis Neto's leg for an own goal. Catch live football score of Portugal vs Mexico here. According to the old tradition, games for the third place are effective, opponents play at their pleasure, trying to finish the tournament with a handsome game.

But Ochoa was beaten in the first minute of injury time as Pepe lunged to get on the end of Ricardo Quaresma's curling right-wing cross to force extra time.

Adrien Silva then scored from the spot in 14th minute of extra time to put his side in the driving seat and on the way to glory.

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