A second half penalty from Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic propelled Croatia to a 1-0 win over Mexico on Tuesday.
A second-half penalty from Ivan Rakitic was enough to clinch a 1-0 victory for Croatia over Mexico at the AT&T Stadium on Tuesday.
Mexico and Croatia are set to clash in an international friendly at the AT&T Stadium in Texas, USA on Tuesday.
Third place in the Confederations Cup will be on the line when Portugal and Mexico face off in their final game of the competition on Sunday.
Mexico will have to face-off against a young German side in an intense semi-final match as both teams look to add more to their already glittering trophy cabinets.
Mexico and Russia end their group stage campaign in the Confederations Cup on Saturday in a virtual knockout to secure semifinal qualification.
Mexico and New Zealand are set to meet in Sochi's Fisht Stadium on Wednesday, and both teams will be equally under pressure to win this game
The second match in Group A ended all squad as Mexico held Portugal to a late 2-2 draw at the Kazan Arena on Sunday.
Euro 2016 champions Portugal open their Confederations Cup campaign against 2015 CONCAF Cup winners Mexico.
The Reds were heavily speculated to be interested in the 25 year old midfielder, but a move couldn't materialize in the summer