Ronaldo headed Portugal in front in the eighth minute at Moscow's Spartak Stadium.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017.
The win moved Portugal on to four points - they drew their opener 2-2 with Mexico on Sunday - and avoiding defeat against unfancied New Zealand on Saturday in St Petersburg will be enough to see them into the semi-finals.
Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United manager who was yesterday accused of evading 3.3 million euros in tax during his stay at Real.
However, in a recent press conference, the FIFA Chief has omitted all the disputes and suggested that he has been boosted by VAR's experiment on the global stage with a year to go before the World Cup and claimed it is the future of football.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo insists there is no reason to panic following their opening draw in the Confederations Cup yesterday morning (SIngapore time).
"I apologize, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator. Russian Federation is not the favorite in this match against Portugal but should still be able to produce a hard-fought contest.
"It only matters after three games". El Tri managed to dig itself out its first-half hole in the end, but better teams than 95th-ranked New Zealand won't leave Mexico standing.
"We caused them a lot of problems so we go into this game with our own game plan".
"It's the new rule, and if it brings benefits to football, that's fine", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said.
After Portugal's defensive frailties were exposed against Mexico, Santos could inject some pace in midfield by starting with Gelson Martins, Nelson Semedo and Andre Silva.
Portugal looked to have won when Cedric fired home a deflected shot but Moreno headed home a corner in added time to give Mexico a share of the points.
They can not catch Mexico or Portugal - both of whom are on four points - going into their last match against the European champions on Saturday.