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
Venezuela delivered the knock-out blow to Uruguay; Mexico also advance to quarter-finals after a clinical show against Jamaica.
While the Mexicans climbed to the top of the table with their win, Venezuela also managed to sneak in a 1-0 triumph over 10-man Jamaica.
His team might have lost the match 4-2 at the hands of the Nigeria in the U-17 World Cup but Diego Cortes of Mexico scored a goal that he would probably never want to delete from his curriculum vitae.